Kerala Police arrests a production executive named Kiran Kumar from Ottappalam based on a complaint filed by actress Mythili over spreading her derogatory images on social media.
Kiran has been working as a production executive in Mollywood and was a friend of the actress in 2008. According to her, the accused has been blackmailing her threatening to publish it on social media. Kiran, who is married, befriended the actress hiding the fact and the issues began when she decided to end the relationship soon after she got to know about his family.
Kiran Kumar starting threatening Mythili for money with these photos and said would ‘leak’ the photos online if she failed to give him the money. Mythili ignored his threat, and Kiran Kumar went ahead and posted the photos on social media which have now gone viral.
“Preliminary inquiry revealed that a few other people were also involved in spreading the photographs on social networking sites. They would also be arrested,” Ernakulam Assistant Commissioner K Laljy told a leading daily.
Kiran Kumar has been booked under sections 354 (assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 66 (A) of the IT Act.
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