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TV actress Malvi Malhotra attacked with knife allegedly for rejecting marriage proposal

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 27 October 2020, 16:34 IST

In a shocking incident, a TV actress Malvi Malhotra has been stabbed with a knife last night allegedly by her old friend. According to NDTV reports, the man allegedly attacked her for turning down his marriage proposal.

Reportedly, the actor was stabbed thrice—once in the abdomen and both hands. She was admitted to a hospital on Monday night, where she is recovering, the police said.

As per media reports, the man reportedly came in a luxury car and then stabbed Malvi, fled after committing the crime. The accused has been identified as Yogeshkuma Mahipal Singh.

According to the police, the actress said in a statement that she and Singh had known each other for a year and also were friends.

Reportedly, Singh wanted to marry her, but she had rejected his proposal and also started speaking with him, the actor told the police.

As per the details mentioned in the FIR, the incident took place a day after Malvi returned from Dubai. When she was going home from a café in north Mumbai’s Versova area, the suspect allegedly attacked her with a knife.

On Monday around 9 pm, Singh came in an Audi car and then stopped Malvi. He asked her why she stopped talking with him.

According to FIR, the actress said, “I don’t want to talk to you. Why you have been stalking me? Don’t follow me.”

Singh then stabbed her three times and then fled from the spot.

The horrifying incident took place under the Versova police’s jurisdiction (western suburban Mumbai).

Meanwhile, a case of attempt to murder and stalking has been registered against him.

According to the Mumbai police spokesperson S Chaitanya, “we have started the process to arrest the accused.”

First published: 27 October 2020, 16:34 IST