Former Balika Vadhu actress Pratyusha Banerjee had committed suicide at her residence in Mumbai on April 1, 2016. Since the news of her suicide, it has created an intense subject of speculations. Here’s a timeline of events following the alleged suicide.
CLICK HERE FOR ALL BOX OFFICE UPDATESWith allegations from parents and close friends of late TV actress, it was said Pratyusha was suffering violence from boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh. While some of the friends alleged that Pratyusha was depressed due to financial problems and not so happening career. The post mortem report mentioned ‘asphyxia’, ligature marks were also seen around the neck. Pratyusha Banerjee‘s body revealed ‘suffocation’ as the cause of death. It was also speculated that the actress was 2 months pregnant.Next evening, Pratyusha’s last rites were carried out at the Oshiwara crematorium and the actress was dressed like a bride as per her last wish to marry. Many television stars from the industry attended the funeral.On April 2nd/ 3rd, the police questioned Rahul Raj Singh, as a suspect foul play in the suicide. He later complained of chest pain and depression and was admitted to the hospital.Meanwhile, Police instigating Pratyusha and Rahul Raj Singh’s house where the actress had committed suicide. During the search, Police found lots of medicines and alcohol and the house totally messed up.On Monday, April 4, several members of the TV industry came forward and held a press conference with claims that Rahul was physically violent with Pratyusha. They also claimed that Rahul has cheated many of women and took away a huge amount of money from them. There came a new twist that Rahul was already married and divorced to an air-hostess named Saugata Mukherjee. He was also cheating on Pratyusha with his ex-girlfriend Sonali Sharma. Actress Sonali Sharma who is also suspected to be the reason behind Rahul and Pratyusha’s sour relationship.
CLICK HERE FOR ALL LATEST BOLLYWOOD UPDATESOn Tuesday, 5 April, a prayer meet was held for Pratyusha in Mumbai, where her parents Soma and Shankar Banerjee spoke to the media and demanded jail to Rahul Raj Singh.On the basis of a fresh statement given by late TV actress’ mother, the police booked Rahul Raj for abetment of suicide, assault and intimidation under sections 306, 323 and 506 of the IPC.On April 6, Rahul’s lawyer Neeraj Gupta backed out of the case, stating “humanitarian grounds”. He also claimed that he was “kept in the dark” by his client and his family. He also made shocking revelations that Rahul was cheating many other women.Former maid Renu Sinha also revealed that the ‘Balika Vadhu’ actress frequently borrowed small amounts of money from her for buying medicines and for her travelling, as all her finances were handled by boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh. The maid further revealed that she used to hear raised voices from the couple’s room, but she could not interfere thinking that it’s their personal matter.Ex- girlfriend Saloni Sharma opened up to media over the allegations made on her. She revealed that she learnt about Rahul Raj Singh‘s another affair after she visited Rahul’s place where she saw Pratyusha also. Saloni also revealed that she had hit Pratyusha only after Rahul–Pratyusha fought with her on not paying her dues.Recently, Rahul got interim relief from Bombay High Court after he applied for pre-arrest bail. He was also asked to present before police everyday till April 18.Late TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee’s parents have written a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis requesting for a probe by Mumbai Police Crime Branch into her death. The parents have alleged in their letter that their daughter’s boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh is responsible for her death.Rahul Raj Singh was questioned for almost two hours at the police station on April 16. On Friday, he was questioned for almost two hours at Bangur police station after which he returned back to the hospital later in the afternoon. What happened next is really very shocking! After Rahul reached the hospital, he locked himself in the bathroom on the first floor of the hospital. The doctors got to know about the incident after his family and relatives got worried, as he did not return back soon. Reportedly, doctors asked Rahul to come out of the bathroom, but he threatened to jump off the building. After successfully convincing him, he came out of the bathroom minutes later.After Pratyusha‘s parents wrote a letter to CM, Rahul‘s father Harshvardhan Singh has written a letter to the CM. The letter, dated April 16, states that some of the people are harming his family name and reputation and that their son would take some drastic step.[/tps_footer]