Kerala: Actress arrested after controversy over wearing slippers in religious program, receiving threats
A Malayalam TV serial actress, facing probe for violating temple rituals.
TV serial actress, facing probe for violating temple rituals, was arrested on Saturday after she boarded a traditional boat in Kerala wearing shoes. After the arrest, the statement of the actress has been recorded. The police informed me about this. The statement of actress Nimisha and a friend who allegedly helped her in taking the pictures has been recorded, police said. He told that he was released on bail in the police station. Police told 'PTI-Bhasha', "Earlier we had registered a case. Today we called him to the police station and arrested him. After recording the statement, he was released on bail in the police station.
Actress Nimisha had earlier on Wednesday complained of abuse and threats by unknown persons through phone and social media platforms. The Malayalam serial actress has been accused of boarding a boat wearing slippers at a religious function and visiting the temple. customs have been violated. However, after the uproar in this matter, clarification was also given by the actress.
The actress had said that when I came to know that what I did was against the customs and traditions, I immediately removed the pictures related to the event shared on social media at the same time. The actress also said that I do not Know that setting foot on Palliyodam (ritual snake boat) is wrong and it is only for temple traditions. But since then I have been receiving threats from unknown people.