‘Murder 2’ actor Prashant Narayanan, wife Shona jailed in cheating case


‘Murder 2’ actor Prashant Narayanan and his Bengali wife Shona Chakraborty were arrested and jailed in an alleged cheating case by Kerala police. Speaking to IANS, Inspector A. Prathap arrested the 50-year-old actor and his wife from Mumbai and now both of them were in judicial custody.

“The case pertains to cheating. The complainant is Thomas Panicker, who was the producer of a Malayalam film, in which Narayanan acted in 2017. After the film the two became close and Panicker was told that his wife’s father had a company in Mumbai and if he invested in it, he would be made a Director. Panicker invested Rs 1.20 crore and after that, he came to know he was cheated. He then filed the complaint,” said Prathap.

According to the police, Prashant Narayanan, was charged under section 420 (cheating), 406 (criminal breach of trust) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Prashant Narayanan and his wife Shona are currently lodged in Thalassery jail. Kerala police arrested the couple on September 4.