Actress Dhanya Mary Varghese, husband and Family Arrested and Sent to Judicial Custody in Cheating case

Thiruvananthapuram: The Crime Branch on Friday took into custody Malayalam movie actress Dhanya Mary Varghese, her husband John Jacob and brother-in-law Samuel Jacob in connection with a cheating case.

The trio were arrested from Nagercoil.

Dhanya’s father-in-law Jacob Samson, Chairman of the Samson and Sons Builders, was arrested earlier in the Rs 10-crore fraud case. John and Dhanya are the Directors of the company.

An investigation was on following complaints filed by customers of the Samson and Sons Builders, which allegedly duped the customers promising to build flats.

Jacob had allegedly amassed nearly Rs 10 crore from 50 people promising to build an apartment—Nova Castle- at Marappalam in Thiruvananthapuram. It is alleged that the company have taken money from people under the leadership of Dhanya, who was working in the sales section of the company.    

Their arrest will be registered and are likely to be produced before court today itself