The Kozhikode District Session Court made an odd and controversial observation while granting anticipatory bail to author and ex-naxalite Civic Chandran in the second sexual assault case filed against him.
Thrikkakara police, who probed the case, said the chargesheet was filed in a local court and rape charges have been levelled against the director.
According to the actress, she was sexually assaulted by Bipin Paul after appearing for an audition for the movie
Court sources said the order has been issued on a complaint lodged by a woman writer belonging to the Scheduled Tribes community, alleging sexual harassment by Civic Chandran during a book exhibition in April.
The film features Nivin Pauly, among other stars.
The telephonic conversation reportedly happened around the time the survivor filed her police complaint.
Spacey is accused of five offences in Britain, 4 counts of sexual assault by touching, and a more serious charge of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent.
So far, 30 witnesses have deposed to the investigators.
As part of this drastic action, police questioned his business partner who has reportedly invested the most in the business in recent times.
There is no hindrance in taking Babu into custody as there is a lookout notice against him, stated the Commissioner. Those who helped him evade arrest will also be questioned.