Malyalam actor Dileep was arrested by the Kerala Police team on Monday over conspiracy charges in Malyalam actress molestation and abduction case. Previously, around 10 days back, Dileep along with director Nadirshah were grilled by the police over the alleged molestation and kidnapping of a leading Malayalam actress.

The actress was kidnapped on February 17, and later the news went viral with the photographs which were taken by the kidnappers.

The news of Dileep’s arrest was confirmed by the office of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to the media.

Following the rivalry between the actress and him, Dileep’s name started doing rounds soon the news of actress’ kidnapping went viral. As per sources, it was also revealed that the victim is a close friend to Dileep’s ex-wife, Manju Warrier.

The actress, who was allegedly molested, had earlier stated that Dileep was the cause of her losing out in films in Mollywood.