The Vattiyoorkavu police have arrested Faizal Ul Akbar, a native of Malappuram for trespassing into actor Krishna Kumar’s house in Thiruvananthapuram. The incident occurred Sunday night at around 9.30 pm.
In a clipping of the incident, which is out, Faizal is captured standing outside the gate and later jumping over it. According to Krishna Kumar, Faizal was banging the gate demanding to be let in. He jumped over the gate when he was refused entry. He was trying to kick the front door open when the police arrived and took him away.
The police have filed a case and the investigation has started. He will be produced before the court later today. According to police officials, the accused is addicted to drugs and seems to be mentally ill.
Krishna Kumar who said that when contacted, Faizal’s family had washed their hands off him, added that he wondered if Faizal’s attack was politically motivated or was that of a fan's. The actor was the star campaigner for BJP in the recently concluded local body elections. He has acted in several Malayalam films and TV serials will be making his comeback to the small screen after 12 years with Koodevide today. The actor, who has played meaty roles in evergreen shows such as Stree and Swantham took a break from the industry after Malayogam, although he did appear in Tamil serials Thangam and Abhirami. He will donning the role of the lead protagonist in Koodevide.
Recently an actress was stalked at a mall in Kochi. The incident happened on December 17 when she was out shopping with her family. Two men walked past her in “a generously spaced aisle in Lulu hypermarket, which barely had people crowding, and one of them, not so accidentally, grazed his hands” on her back while walking past her. The actress took to social media to report the incident. Following her Instagram post, which narrated the incident, the State Women’s Commission took cognisance of the event and urged the Kerala police to start an investigation. The perpetrators were identified via the mall’s CCTV camera. Although the accused, who apologised to the actor and her family claimed that they were innocent, the police stressed that the accused consciously harassed the actor at the mall. The Kalamassery police has filed a request before the court seeking permission to conduct an identification parade of the two accused.