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Tunisha Sharma Death Case: Sheezan Khan’s judicial custody extended by 14 days

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 31 December 2022, 13:43 IST
Sheezan Khan’s judicial custody extended

In the latest development in Tunisha Sharma’s death case, Maharashtra’s Vasai Court on December 31 sent Television actor and the deceased’s ex-boyfriend Sheezan Khan to 14-day judicial custody.

The 28-year-old actor was produced in the court after his police custody ended today.

Yesterday, the Waliv Police submitted an application in the court seeking Sheezan Khan’s five day remand. The police alleged that the actor was having an affair with other girl apart from Tunisha. The police further claimed that Khan had deleted chats from his smartphone after being detained in the case.

As per police, Sheezan Khan is repeatedly changing his statements regarding his ‘secret girlfriend’ and not cooperating with the probe.

"Many important chats have been found on the mobile of the accused, during the investigation which has revealed that the accused started avoiding Tunisha after the breakup. Tunisha used to message him repeatedly, but the accused avoided her by not replying to her," the police said yesterday.

Tunisha Sharma allegedly died by suicide on December 24. She was rushed to the hospital but doctors declared her brought dead. Tunisha was playing a lead role in the television show - Ali Baba: Daastan-E-Kabul.

Yesterday, the Tunisha’s mother Vanita Sharma made serious allegations against Sheezan saying that the actor did not call the ambulance when Tunisha allegedly hanged herself at a set of a TV show in Mumbai.

She further alleged that Sheezan also forced her to wear a hijab, urging police to investigate the matter from all angles.

“Sheezan took her from the room but did not call the Ambulance. This can also be a murder... Sheezan forced her to wear Hijab as well,” Vanita Sharma said.

Sheezan Khan’s lawyer rubbished allegations made by Vanita Sharma and said that the actor is innocent and police have no evidence against him.

Earlier, Vanita said that Sheezan cheated on her daughter. “First, he had a relationship with her saying that he will marry her and later broke up with her. He was already involved with another woman and yet got into a relationship with Tunisha, and used her for three to four months. He should be punished for that,” she said.

After her daughter’s demise, Vanita Sharma filed a complaint against her Ali Baba co-star Sheezan M Khan on December 25. Following which, the actor was arrested by the police on charges of abetment of suicide. Sheezan was later sent to four-day police custody by Vasai Court.

On December 27, Sheezan’s mother and daughter attended Tunisha Sharma’s last rites in Mumbai.

Tunisia’s boyfriend and her Ali Baba Dastaan-E-Kabul co-star, Sheezan Khan had broken up with her weeks before her demise.

The 20-year-old actress allegedly hanged herself in a make-up room on the set of a TV show in Naigaon on Saturday. Both the actors were in a relationship but for the past few days there was a trouble between them. Recently, the deceased actor’s mother revealed that she has an anxiety attack and was hospitalized 9-10 days ago.

Police are investigating the matter from all angles.

First published: 31 December 2022, 13:43 IST