Mumbai, July 19
Mumbai Police have registered an FIR towards two Instagram account holders for allegedly threatening actor Rhea Chakraborty, an official mentioned on Sunday.
The location of the 2 accused is but to be traced, the official mentioned, including that the investigation within the case is at major stage.
Chakraborty on Thursday requested the cyber crime cell to look into the rape and homicide threats she has been receiving ever for the reason that demise of shut good friend, actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
Rajput, 34, was discovered lifeless in his condominium in suburban Bandra right here on June 14, leaving folks within the movie trade and audiences shocked.
Chakraborty, particularly, was subjected to on-line hate with customers blaming her for Rajput’s suicide.
“We registered the First Information Report (FIR) on Saturday under Indian Penal Code Sections 507 (criminal intimidation by an anonymous communication), 509 (intending to insult modesty of any woman) and relevant provisions of the Information Technology Act,” Santacruz police station’s senior inspector Shriram Koregaonkar mentioned.
“No arrest has been made so far. We are conducting an investigation in the case,” he added.
On Thursday, sharing a screenshot of a hate message she obtained on Instagram, Chakraborty mentioned whereas she had ignored many abusive texts despatched to her prior to now month, the harassment was now insufferable.
The 28-year-old actor ultimately disabled the feedback part of her Instagram web page.
Chakraborty, recognized for movies corresponding to “Mere Dad Ki Maruti” and “Jalebi”, had tagged the cyber cell and requested the authorities to look into the threats.
On June 18, she was referred to as to the Bandra police station to document her assertion in reference to Rajput’s demise. PTI