Kerala police arrest production executive for blackmailing actress Mythili
- Mythili and the accused, who was a production executive, were friends in 2008
- The actress ended their friendship on realising that he was a fraud
- The accused spread the images of actress on Whatsapp and blackmailed her
The arrest of a production executive based on the complaint of an actress reveals yet another blackmailing incident in Malayalam film industry.
Kerala police have arrested a man after a complaint by actress Mythili over spreading her derogatory images on social media. The arrested is identified as Kiran Kumar, a native of Ottappalam.
He had been working as the production executive and was a friend of the actress during 2008. The accused spread the photos of the actress through social networking platform Whatsapp.
Kiran had befriended the actress by hiding the fact that he was married. Mythili ended their friendship as soon as she came to know the truth.
The police have found that the intention of the accused was to blackmail and rob money from the actress. He had also threatened the actress to create issues at the shooting locations of her films.
The police are also probing whether more persons are involved in the case.