Just a few days after being chargedof molestation, controversy-laden Rahul Raj Singh, the boyfriend of late television actress Pratyusha Banerjee has landed himself in trouble again when hewas arrested and booked for a case of drunk driving in Santacruz on Sunday night.
The Santacruz division of the Mumbai traffic police, along with a team from alocal police station, was conducting nakabandi at Gajdhar Bandh in Santacruz (West Mumbai) when they stopped Singh’s car. He was taken to the police station after the cops discovered that the alcohol level in his blood was above the prescribed limit permitted for vehicle drivers. Furtherinvestigation also revealed that Singh was driving without a licence. He was driving with his ex-girlfriend, Saloni Sharma, who argued with the cops.
“Rahul was brought to the Santacruz police station by the traffic police for the offence of driving under influence of alcohol. Saloni was arguing with the police to not take action else she would complain to superiors. They were brought before the night duty inspector Shrikant Desai and he tried to pacify them. But they still argued. Rahul was not possessing his driving license. Action taken for drunken driving and not possessing driving license vide LAC No 4600/16 and 4601/16. He was accompanied by Saloni Sharma. She was arguing with the police to not take action, else she would complain to the superiors.”
– Ashok Dudhe, Mumbai Police Spokesperson
Singh made the national headlines after TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee committed suicide under mysterious circumstances on April 1, following which he was booked for abetment of suicide and charge-sheeted by the Bangur Nagar police. Also, Rahul was booked in a case of molestation and assault after he and a female friend get into a fight with an actress and a producer at Bora Bora restaurant in Andheri last week.
In another case, model-turned-actor Heer Patel accused Singh of cheating her to the tune of Rs 25,000. A case in this regard has been registered against Singh at the Versova police station.