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Court remands Nischols to police custody till May six

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Mumbai, Apr 29 (UNI) Veteran actor Navin Nischol and his brother Pravin, who were arrested last night on chargea of harassment and abetment the suicide of the former's wife Geetanjali, were today remanded to police custody till May six by a metropolitan court.

Navin Nischol and his brother were produced before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate J B Pankhe, who remanded them to police custody.

The actor's wife had committed suicide at her Mahim residence on April 22.

The two were called for interrogation yesterday morning. After day-long grilling wherein they failed to give satisfactory replies, they were arrested last night at 2200 hrs.

They have been charged under section 306 (abetment to commit suicide) 498-A (harassment to meet any unlawful demand) and 109 (abetment) of IPC.

In her suicide note, Geetanjali had stated that she had taken the extreme step as she was fed up with Naveen's addiction to alcohol which often resulted in quarrels over petty issus.

UNI ST KD DKS ND1616

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