In order to extend the custody of Sheezan Khan, accused in the death of TV actress Tunisha Sharma, the police presented her in the Vasai court on Friday, December 30. According to the report of NDTV, the police claimed before the court that Tunisha was in depression after the breakup with Sheezan and it was even more difficult for her as she had to work in the same show. The police had sought custody of Sheezan Khan for two more days for questioning but the court has extended the custody for one day.
According to the report of NDTV, while claiming before the court, the police also said that, “Tunisha was very sensitive. She was also suffering from anxiety and OCD… The accused (Sheezan Khan) had recommended three doctors for her treatment. He was aware of all these things. Despite knowing that Sheezan Went into a relationship with him and broke up.”
According to the report, while seeking extension of custody for further questioning, the police accused Sheezan Khan of “pretending to be a caring friend”. Apart from this, her alleged relationship with others also pushed Tunisha towards suicide, the police claimed.
On Thursday, the police had also said that Sheezan Khan had slapped them on the set. Tunisha’s mother has also made a similar claim in front of the media.
Tunisha’s mother alleges ‘pressure’ was made on her daughter to convert to Islam
Making a sensational claim, Tunisha’s mother Vanita Sharma on Friday said that there was ‘pressure’ on her daughter to convert to Islam. While talking to the media, he said that Tunisha was continuously harassed in different ways by the accused Sheezan Khan. It is alleged that she was forced to do many things against the wishes of the family and Tunisha and was pressurized to convert to Islam.
Vanita claimed that “Sheezan had undue influence on our innocent daughter. She started calling Sheejan’s mother ‘Ammi’, her sister used to take her to ‘Dargah’ and celebrate her birthday.”
He said that Sheezan was allegedly forcing him to convert to Islam. Tunisha had even started wearing ‘burqa’.
Tunisha’s body was found on the set
20-year-old Tunisha died allegedly by suicide on December 24 during the shooting of a teleserial in Vasai. A day later, her co-star Sheezan was arrested following an allegation by Tunisha’s mother.
Tunisha’s family has reiterated that “we want justice, Tunisha did not have any major illness other than OCD.” Couldn’t remember the dialogues.