Mumbai, April 1: After 24-year-old television actress Pratyusha Banerjee committed suicide at her residence on Friday evening the Mumbai police officials probing her death has registered a case of accidental death (ADR) in the matter. The body of Pratyusha Banerjee has been shifted to government hospital where post-mortem will be conducted.
Dhananjay Kulkarni, Deputy Commissioner and spokesperson of Mumbai Police, said, “A case of accidental death has been registered at Bangurnagar Police station, Mumbai”.
Prima facie suggest that Pratyusha Banerjee was found hanging to a ceiling fan. A witness present at the spot informed police that Pratyusha was taken to Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in Andheri where she was declared dead on arrival. (ALSO READ: Pratyusha Banerjee aka Anandi from Balika Vadhu hangs herself to death: Was she under depression?)
Kulkarni said, “the exact reason of her death will only be confirmed after post-mortem is conducted by a medical officer. Pratyusha’s boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh has not been detained but he will be questioned in connection to the case”.
According to police Pratyusha was discovered hanging to the ceiling fan by her servant at her residence in Harmony residency building in Malad. The police said that they had received a call at Mumbai police control room at around 5 PM today. Cops are also waiting to record statement of Pratyusha’s family members who will arrive Mumbai tomorrow. Read Also: (Pratyusha Banerjee suicide case: Actress’s boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh under police radar?)
Pratyusha Banerjee famously known for her debut role in Balika Vadhu was seeing Rahul Raj Singh, a television producer since last couple of years and the news about their engagement were made public in December. Read Also: (Pratyusha Banerjee final WhatsApp status indicates the cause of suicide)
In 2013, the actress had also filed a complaint against her ex-boyfriend Makrand Malhotra for abusing her. The WhatsApp status indicates that the actress was mentally depressed. She had written, “Mar ke bhi muh na tujhse modna” (Even after death, the head won’t turn away from you)”