Attack on actress; Prime accused Pulsar Suni arrested; Industry stands with the police
Six days after the shocking assault on a popular actress in Kochi, the Kerala police have nabbed the prime accused in the case today afternoon. Pulsar Suni, the mastermind behind the attack was arrested after dramatic scenes unfolded at the District Court complex in Ernakulam.
Pulsar Suni and another accused, Vijeesh, arrived in the court to surrender before the magistrate only to be dragged away by the police forcibly from the accused box. This has lead to mixed response especially among the lawyers who have criticized the police for arresting an accused from within the court room.
Malayalam film industry have expressed their support to police for arresting the perpetrators at whatever cost. Celebrities like Manju Warrier, Murali Gopy, Aashiq Abu, Rima Kallingal, KPAC Lalitha, Anoop Menon, Nivin Pauly, Navya Nair and Bhagyalakshmi have all appreciated the police’s efforts.
Murali Gopy in his Facebook post has written that “Sometimes justice should be served above law. What happened today was one such incident. The Kerala police’s act may not be legal but it certainly had justice“. Manju Warrier, along with appreciating the police’s efforts has also said that the criminals should be given severe punishment.