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Dileep gets break from jail to perform rituals for late father


The actor was asked not to use his mobile phone and was told to follow the instructions of the investigating officer.

Manigandan KR

Actor Dileep, who has been arrested for allegedly masterminding the kidnap and sexual assault of a popular south Indian actress was granted a special permission by a court in Angamaly. He was excused from jail for a couple of hours to visit his residence and perform the rites of his late father, Padmanabhan Pillai.

Sources say that the permission was granted after it was communicated to Dileep that he could not use his mobile phone and that he had to follow the instructions of the investigating officer.

The actor was taken to his residence in Aluva by the Kerala Police. After the rituals, Dileep had breakfast with his family members including his wife Kavya Madhavan and his daughter Meenakshi. He was taken back to prison.

Police had strengthened security measures as Dileep's fans had gathered both outside the prison and outside his residence.