Pratyusha Case: HC Grants Rahul Interim Protection From Arrest Till April 18

Bombay HC granted interim protection from arrest to actor-producer Rahul, booked for abetting Pratyusha\'s suicide.

Published: 12th April 2016 05:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th April 2016 05:16 PM   |  A+A-

pratyusha-PTI1
By PTI

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court today granted interim protection from arrest till April 18 to actor-producer Rahul Raj Singh, who has been booked for abetting the suicide of his girlfriend and TV star Pratyusha Banerjee.

Justice Mridula Bhatkar also directed Rahul to appear before Bangurnagar police station in suburban Goregaon from tomorrow onwards till April 18 between 11 AM to 1 PM.

The judge also directed that in case Rahul is arrested, he should be released on a bond of Rs 30,000.

The court was hearing the anticipatory bail application filed by Rahul.

The accused's lawyer Abad Ponda said his client is currently in hospital and the copy of FIR has not been furnished to them.

However, police has filed a report before the court.

The court then perused the report, in which police alleged that Rahul, who was staying with Pratyusha at a flat in suburban Goregaon, used to assault her. He used to borrow money from her and also withdrew money from Pratyusha's account, which is why she committed suicide, according to the report.

The 'Balika Badhu' fame actor was found hanging at her residence in Goregaon on April 1. She was then rushed by Rahul to a hospital in Andheri, where she was declared dead.

Rahul, who has been booked for abetment of suicide, has been undergoing treatment for alleged depression at a hospital in Borivali since April 3.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp