On Tuesday, July 6, the Cyber Crime Cell, Chennai, arrested a youth who had sent absuive and threatening messages to Bigg Boss fame actress Sanam Shetty. The actress had filed a complaint regarding the same with the Police, last week. The arrested youth was identified as Roy John Paul and he is currently remanded to judicial custody. The Police are said to be investigating on what made him send abusive texts to Sanam. Meanwhile, the young actress took to her official social media pages to share her statement on the issue. She thanked the Chennai Police for the swift action and also thanked the people who supported her in the issue.

Sanam also requested the people who face similar problems to come out and speak up about it. Sanam's official statement read, "My heartfelt thanks to the Chennai Police Department and District Commissioner sir (Adyar) for helping me. The last few months I have been receiving violent death threats on Instagram & Twitter. Initially I turned a blind eye to it until the harassment escalated to messages on my private number also threatening my family. Offender seemed to have gathered my personal information. An official complaint was filed and the offender identified as Roy John Paul was tracked down very promptly by the Chennai Police.

Necessary actions are being taken now to find out about his motive. To everyone out there who face similar situation I will say this - "Its NOT OK to put up with Harassment of any sorts. Speak up, get help. Your actions will help others too". The police are very proactive and helpful. Thanks to all of you who have supported me with kind words which has given me strength in the past few days. Sanam Shetty</strong>".

Sanam Shetty took part in the fourth season of Bigg Boss Tamil which earned her a wide popularity among the Tamil audience. Sanam was one of the most loved contestants and people supported her for her bold and straightforward character. On the acting front, Sanam Shetty will next be seen playing the female lead in the upcoming Tamil film, Ethir Vinaiyatru.