Police arrests Vikram Chatterjee accusing murder charges of Sonika Chauhan
Kolkata/West Bengal, July 7: Actor Vikram Chatterjee was arrested from his Kasba residence late night yesterday, in connection with the murder case of model Sonika Chauhan who passed away in a car crash in April. Chatterjee was carrying charges of with culpable homicide not amounting to murder on his head.
She was travelling in a Toyota Corolla Altis with her alleged friend and actor Bikram Chattopadhyay. Chattopadhyay hit the divider and climbed on to the pavement on Rashbehahi Avenue. According to sources, both of them were rushed to the nearby hospital where Sonika was declared dead. Bikram, who reportedly sustained head injuries, was released from hospital initially but had to be admitted later when he complained of discomfort. Apart from sports anchoring, Sonika was also a VJ on Channel V.
The charges against Chatterjee come under the non-bailable offence of the IPC. He was also charged with dangerous driving. Chatterjee was found inebriated while driving a car that led to the death of Sonika. However, Chatterjee said he was deeply sorry for Sonika’s family’s loss, adding that he was not driving in an inebriated state. (ANI)