Hyderabad: Boyfriend of Telugu television actress Naga Jhansi who had committed suicide was taken into custody for investigation.
According to the report published in TOI, her beau, Surya Teja was taken into custody by Panjagutta Police.
As per the details furnished by Mr. Vijay Kumar, ACP of Panjagutta, the actress had a telephonic conversation with Surya on the day she committed suicide. However, when she tried to contact him again, his cellphone was off. Jhansi and Surya were in a relationship for the past one year, he added.
Jhansi’s mother claimed that the actress had given jewelry worth Rs. 10 lakh to Surya. The actress had given ornaments believing that he would marry her, Jhansi’s mother added.
Jhansi took this extreme step after Surya refused to marry her, victim’s mother alleged.
During the investigation, it was found that the actress had also gifted a bike worth Rs. 1.3 lakh to Surya.
On the other hand, Surya claimed that he had mortgaged the jewelry after Jhansi’s family requested him to arrange money to construct a house at their native place.
It may be mentioned that the actress had committed suicide at her house in Hyderabad on Wednesday.
Jhansi (21) was found hanging in her flat in an apartment building in Sri Nagar colony.
According to the police, the actress was alone in the flat. Her brother Durga Prasad alerted the neighbours when she did not respond to door knock. They broke open the door and found her hanging from the ceiling fan.
Hailing from Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, Jhansi acted in different serials including “Pavitra Bandhan” on MAA TV. She was running a beauty parlour in the Ameerpet area for the last few months.
Investigation is going on.