New Delhi, December 27
The Mumbai Police probing actress Tunisha Sharma suicide case alongwith forensic science laboratory officials seized some materials from the set where she was found hanging.
Sharma, who was acting in the serial ‘Ali Baba: Dastaan-E-Kabul’, was found hanging in the washroom on the set of the serial on December 24. her co star Sheezan Khan was arrested for allegedly abetting her suicide
The seized materials clothes, jewellery, other materials she wore for the shoot and a crepe bandage which she allegedly used to hang herself.
The police have seized Sharma’s co-actor Sheezan Khan’s mobile phone and clothes which he wore on the day of incident. The police had arrested Khan for abetting the suicide of Sharma.
The police have recorded the statements of 16 persons, including those who were present on the day of the incident.
According to the police, during his interrogation, he claimed his relationship with Sharma lasted for three months as it didn’t work out between them and also spoke about the age gap between the two.
Sharma’s mother spoke with media and held Khan responsible behind her daughter’s death. She told media Khan used her for two to three months and got involved with other women.
Tunisha’s mother Vanita said in a video message, “I want to tell you that Sheezan cheated Tanisha. First, he had a relationship with her saying that he will marry her and later broke up with her. He already was involved with another woman in spite of which he got involved with Tunisha… He should be punished for that, I have lost my daughter.”
The occurrence of the unfortunate incident during the ongoing assembly session in Maharashtra has sparked a debate.
Maharashtra minister and BJP leader Girish Mahajan had alleged the death of Sharma was a matter of “love jihad” and that the state was planning to bring a strict law to curb such incidents.
Countering Mahajan, Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole that the BJP was giving the “love jihad” angle to the case as it wanted to divert the attention of people from important issues.