Actress Shamna Kasim Blackmail case- More women involved, make-up artist stood as intermediary


With further twists to Shamna Kasim’s extortion case, police said that more people including women would be nabbed. The investigation team is in search of the make-up artiste from Idukki, who is a relative of the main accused Rafeeq and also his close confidant. Police said the culprits would be nabbed very soon.

There are reports that the close associate of Rafeeq, who is a make-up artiste, was the one who had brought the marriage proposal to Shamna Kasim. She stood as the intermediary saying the proposal is a lucrative one and the groom’s family is financially sound. This make-up artist had called the family over phone and told the actress that she is a relative of the groom.

Meanwhile, police will record the statement of Shamna Kasim on Monday. Presently, the actress is at a shooting location and it is learnt that she would reach Kochi on Monday and give the statement to police.

Also, a fresh case has been booked in Thrissur against the 5-member gang, including Rafeeq who is involved in the blackmail case and Salaam. The case was booked by Vadanapalli Police based on a complaint filed by a housewife for cheating Rs 16 lakh promising false marriage