Mumbai, April 18: The Bombay High Court will hear the anticipatory bail plea of Rahul Raj Singh, who is the boyfriend of Pratyusha Banerjee. His bail plea was earlier rejected observing that his girlfriend was abused several times and it was uncertain whether he was behind the suicide or not.
The sessions court had earlier stated that in the light of accusations levied against Singh, the matter had to be thoroughly investigated, which was not possible in his absence.
The police will find it difficult to collect the best possible evidence. On April 7, the Mumbai sessions court had rejected Rahul's anticipatory bail application, following which a producer filed a plea in the High Court.
Rahul was granted an interim relief from the arrest for a week by the Bombay High Court on April 12. However, an FIR was lodged against him by her mother Soma who alleged that he had abetted the suicide.
On April 1, the 24-year old 'Balika Vadu' superstar was found hanging from th eceiling fan of her flat in suberban Goregaon. Her parents lodged a complaint against Rahul, under IPC sections 306 (abetment of suicide), 504, 506 (criminal intimidation), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of IPC.