Indian tv actress Malvi Malhotra was stabbed a number of instances with a knife for allegedly refusing a wedding proposal by a spurned producer on October 26 in Mumbai.
In line with PTI, an FIR has been registered beneath sections 307 (try and homicide) and 354 (assault or legal pressure to a lady) in opposition to Yogeshkumar Mahipal Singh, a self-described producer who had befriended Malhotra on Fb.
Nevertheless it’s believed that Malhotra – who’s now being handled for her near-fatal wounds within the hospital– unfriended and blocked him, when he started displaying romantic curiosity in her.
“We now have registered an FIR in opposition to Singh beneath varied Indian Penal Code sections, together with 307 (try and homicide), and are conducting an investigation into the case,” Versova police station’s senior inspector Raghvendra Thakur advised PTI.
It’s not the primary time that the accused had relentlessly pursued Malhotra.
Reviews rising from native media claims that the actress was returning house from a café, when the accused accosted her. When she refused to have interaction with him, he stabbed her thrice and fled the scene.
It’s not an remoted incident the place ladies are punished by violence for turning down a person’s proposal.
Films together with Deepika Padukone’s ‘Chhapaak’ chronicled an acid assault survivor’s journey after a younger girl had her face splashed with acid and disfigured completely for spurning a male who confirmed romantic curiosity in her.
Malhotra’s stabbing and hate crime has caught Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut’s consideration who tweeted her disgust on the violence in opposition to ladies and prolonged her help to the survivor.
Earlier, Malhotra had sought Ranaut and Nationwide Fee for Ladies’s (NCW) help on October 27.
“”I wish to request Rekha Sharma ji who’s a chairperson of Nationwide Fee for Ladies to look into this matter and help me. I’d additionally wish to request Kangana Ranaut ji to help me on this matter as a result of I additionally belong to Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. The type of incidence which has occurred to me in Mumbai, I did not anticipated it in my desires, so I simply need their help in my battle in opposition to the injustice,” mentioned Malhotra to native reporters in Mumbai.
Malhotra, whose credit embrace a task within the TV present ‘Udaan’, sought Ranaut assist particularly as a result of she hails from her hometown in Himachal Pradesh and feels a kinship with the actress.
Malhotra was additionally seen in movies together with Resort Milan and South Indian options Unadhan.