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Gang that blackmailed Poorna had kidnapped and molested several models and actresses

Monday, June 29, 2020 • Tamil Comments
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Gang that blackmailed Poorna had kidnapped and molested several models and actresses

We brought to you the shocking news of how popular South Indian actress Poorna aka Shamna Kasim was blackmailed by a gang who were arrested by the Maradu police in Kerala following a complaint by her mother. Several weeks ago the gang had approached the actress with a marriage proposal and had shown the photograph of a well known personality from Kozhikode as the prospective groom. When the family started getting friendly with them they once again visited the house and started photographing and video graphing the premises and when they got suspicious and questioned them they blackmailed asking for one lakh rupees.

The police arrested seven gang members associated with the crime and over the weekend the mastermind Muhammad Shareef and Rafique who masqueraded as the bride groom. Poorna who was in Hyderabad for a Telugu movie shooting has returned to Kerala and will be in quarantine and give her statement to the police via video conferencing.

Meanwhile the largest development in the case is that three other women including an actress and model have lodged complaints against the same gang. They have alleged that eight of them were lured to a place in Palakkad with a modeling assignment and then were kept captive for a week and then they extorted money and jewels from them. One woman an actress has also stated that while being held she was molested by one of the gang members.

The women have further stated to the police that the gang threatening to harm them and their families forced them to work for them to smuggle gold. Investigations are going on to nab several others too who may be involved in the racket.


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