The Burla police charged Dhruvraj Suna, husband of deceased Sambalpuri album female actor Simran Singh based on her father’s complaint on Thursday. The Superintendent of Police of Sambalpur Sanjeev Arora has confirmed the development.
Simran Singh was found dead under the bridge of Mahanadi River near Goira Matha in Sambalpur on January 3. The Jharsuguda police had arrested the husband on January 4 and had recovered the last viral audio call between Simran and him.
Under Pocso Act, police arrested Dhruvraj because of Simran being a minor.
On April 13, 2018 Simran’s mother had filed a complaint of her daughter being taken away in Jharsuguda police station. An FIR lodged under IPC Act 256 had been registered in this matter. Another case of physical and mental torture was pressed against Dhruvraj on December 28 by Simran.