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Dileep Prodded Me to Speak to Suni, Appunni Tells Cops

Kochi: The Manager of actor Dileep has revealed to the police that he had known ‘Pulsar’ Suni, the main accused in the actress molestation case. Appunni aka A.S. Sunilraj, during the six-hour interrogation yesterday, told the investigative team that Suni had been known to him since 2013 when Suni was the driver of actor and legislator Mukesh. He said his phone number would be available in Suni’s phone.

He also revealed that he was not aware if Dileep and Suni had close relationship. According to him, Dileep and Suni were together on some shooting locations and he was not sure if they had any meeting together.

Meanwhile, Appunni said that it was Dileep, who told him to speak to Suni when he telephoned him from jail. Dileep had told Appunni to speak to him as if he did not know Suni. Appunni said he told Dileep everything Suni had informed him.

Appunni also went to Eloor taxi stand to speak about the letter sent from jail. In his statement, he told the police that he did not know about the conspiracy in the case.

Appunni, who had gone absconding following the arrest of Dileep on July 10, appeared before the investigative team for interrogation on Monday.

According to the police, Dileep had used Appunni’s phone to talk to Suni before the molestation incident. From jail, Suni also called to Appunni’s   cellphone. The copy of the letter written by Suni was also sent to Appunni by another inmate Vishnu.