Lucknow: The family of Bhojpuri actor Akanksha Dubey on Monday registered an FIR against her co-star Samar Singh and his brother.
According to the police, Akansha's mother in a police complaint accused Bhojpuri singer and actor Samar Singh of harassing her daughter. She alleged that Samar Singh and his brother had threatened her and tortured her. On the basis of this complaint, the Sarnath police registered an FIR against Samar Singh and his brother under Section 306 of the Indian Penal Code.
Akanksha's mother shocking allegations
Akanksha's mother Madhu Dubey has held the actress' boyfriend, actor-singer Samar Singh, and his brother Sanjay Singh responsible for her daughter's death. A case has been registered against them in Uttar Pradesh for abetment to suicide.
Akanksha’s mother has also alleged that Samar used to often beat Akanksha and torture her. She also revealed that her daughter was in a live-in relationship with Samar.
It may be mentioned that no suicide note was recovered from the room.
Akanksha was found dead just a few hours before the release of her latest music video with Pawan Singh.
Altercation with Samar Singh over fees
The deceased's mother alleged the accused actor's brother had threatened Akanksha when she asked for the fees for working in a project. On March 21, there was an altercation with Samar Singh and brother over fees and her daughter was threatened with dire consequences. The duo forced Akanksha not to work in other's films.
According to a report in AajTak, Akanksha suffered depression in 2018 and had taken a break from films. She made a comeback after a couple of years and had reportedly credited her mother for supporting her during the difficult phase.
Akanksha was quite popular in the Bhojpuri film industry. She made her debut at the age of 17 with a film titled Meri Jung Mera Faisla.
She was also seen in Mujhse Shadi Karogi (Bhojpuri), Veeron Ke Veer, Fighter King, Kasam Paida Karne KI 2 and other projects.
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