The Pratyusha Banerjee suicide case took a new turn on April 18 when Falguni Brahmbhatt, the lawyer representing the actress’ mother Soma Banerjee, quit the case. DNA reports that on April 16, Pratyusha’s parents Shankar and Soma Banerjee wrote to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, state Home Minister Ranjit Patil and Mumbai Police Commissioner Dattatray Padsalgikar, requesting that the case be taken over by the Crime Branch. They have demanded that a special public prosecutor handle the case in court. Public prosecutor Usha Kejriwal reportedly told Justice Mridula Bhatkar about the application filed by Pratyusha’s parents.Also Read - After Shivangi Joshi, Mohsin Khan to Enter Balika Vadhu 2?

The Balika Vadhu actress’ parents feel Pratyusha could have been murdered. Rahul Raj Singh, Pratyusha’s live-in partner, has been charged with abetment of suicide, even as there is a new twist in the case where the J J Hospital doctors have revealed that Pratyusha may have been pregnant days before her death. (ALSO READ: Pratyusha Banerjee suicide case: Balika Vadhu actress had an abortion before death?The Bombay High Court has adjourned the anticipatory bail plea hearing of Rahul Raj Singh until April 25. Also Read - Balika Vadhu Spoiler Alert: Anandi Gets The Biggest Shock of Her Life On 18th Birthday | Watch

On the request of Soma and Shankar Banerjee, Maharashtra may appoint a special public prosecutor to represent the police / government in the Pratyusha Banerjee suicide case. Advocate Falguni Brahmbhatt has reportedly issued this statement, “My client was not satisfied with investigation done by the local police and was demanding for a special public prosecutor. If the state is planning to appoint a public prosecutor, then my role as a private counsel comes to an end and I have absolutely no grudges with my client.” Also Read - Nawab Malik Drops 'Hydrogen Bomb' on Devendra Fadnavis: 'Ex-CM Allowed Underworld to Flourish in Mumbai, Protected Fake Currency Racket'

Earlier, Rahul Raj Singh’s lawyer had quit Neeraj Gupta representing him, saying that Rahul had hid important details about his personal life to him, including his relationship with Pratyusha. Usha Kejriwal has also revealed that Rahul Raj Singh “is not cooperating in the police investigations and the information given by the accused is not sufficient enough.”

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