Bhubaneshwar: Trouble is piling up for singer Sonali and her mother as in a shocking development in the death of aspiring model Soumya Ranjan Panigrahi, the mother-daughter duo are said to have demanded an expensive car worth Rs 1 crore.
According to sources, after filing a case against the mother-daughter duo, Sonali was questioned by the police. Sonali had even said that she would leave Soumya if he did not offer her the car.
However, Soumya did not have enough funds to provide an expensive crore worth Rs 1, it is suspected that he was under continuous mental pressure and eventually committed suicide.
Sonali could be summoned for further questioning if necessary, sources added.
Earlier on April 20, a case was filed against Sonali and her mother at the Orissa High Court. The mother-daughter duo have been booked under Sections 306 (reduction of suicide) and 34 of the IPC.
The Orissa High Court also ordered the Bhubaneswar DCP to take action in the case within three weeks.
In particular, Soumya Ranjan had committed suicide in his residence in the district of Kalarahanga, in the capital of the State, on January 30, following a failed love affair with Sonali. A suicide note was also found in his room indicating that he had ended his life after being betrayed by his girlfriend.
Infocity Police also filed a case regarding the death of Soumya Ranjan based on the complaint filed by his family members.