Pratyusha Banerjee suicide: Police takes stock of Rahul’s condition

  • Farhan Shaikh, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
  • Updated: Apr 07, 2016 18:32 IST
Rahul Raj Singh is charged with the abetment to suicide. (Instagram)

A Mumbai Police team reached the hospital actor Pratyusha Banerjee’s boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh is admitted in to get a health update on Thursday, hours after a local court rejected his anticipatory bail plea.

Singh is accused of abetting the April 1 suicide of Banerjee, who is best known for her role as Anandi in the hit teleserial Balika Vadhu.

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Bangur Nagar police station senior inspector Santosh Bhandare arrived at the Shree Sai Hospital along with inspector Deepak Phatangare, the investigating officer in the case. The police team reached the hospital at 4.13 pm for Singh’s health update, sources said.

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The doctors at the hospital told police officials he still had suicidal tendencies. The team left from the hospital at 5.15 pm.

Singh was booked for abetment of suicide and assault after Banerjee’s mother lodged a case on April 5.

Singh was questioned by police for several hours on April 2 but was admitted to the Shree Sai Hospital in Kandivli (east) a day later when he complained of heaviness in his chest. Dr. Santosh Goel of the hospital said he was depressed and had suicidal tendencies.

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