The popular dancer and actress Shalu Menon was arrested in Kottayam yesterday , in the solar cheating case which has been hogging the headlines in Kerala for almost a month. She is alleged to have close connection with the 'Biju-Saritha' couple who are already behind bars for cheating people by offering them solar panels.
Shalu was trying to play safe by lodging a complaint against Saritha Nair when the later was arrested last month. But the police was close in heels with the actress who helped Biju to escape by offering him a lift to Tamil Nadu and offered her mobile phone.
The case diary states that after collecting big sums from investors in the name of a company called Team Solar, - Saritha S. Nair and her live-in partner Biju Radhakrishnan - failed to deliver the panels or return the money . This led to their arrest last month, when the case diverged to their connections with the top politicians including those in Chief minister office..
As a resident of the capital city has given a case alleging Shalu to have accompanied Biju Radhakrishnan when he received a large sum from the complainant , the media broke images of Shalu and Radhakrishnan attending a meeting of the solar panel company . In the following day , a Thrissur court instructed police to register a case against Menon for her alleged involvement in cheating cases, which led to her arrest..