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Actor Vikram Chatterjee arrested

Kolkata: Actor Vikram Chatterjee, who is slapped with culpable homicide charge for the car crash in which model and TV anchor Sonika Chauhan was killed, has been arrested, police said today.

The television and film actor was on the run after the police had charged him with culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the case.

He was arrested after the Kolkata Police personnel intercepted a cab outside Acropolis Mall on the Rashbehari Avenue connector in south Kolkata late last night, a senior Kolkata Police officer said.

Chatterjee had earlier been charged with causing death due to rash and negligent driving. He was driving Sonika home after a party on April 29 when the accident took place.

A city court remanded Chatterjee to police custody till Monday.

Reacting to the arrest, Sonika’s parents, Vijay and Sharon Singh Chouhan, said, “We had kept our faith that truth will be revealed, justice will prevail and today is another big step in that direction.

—PTI