Star Vikram Chatterjee Charged With Culpable Homicide For Model Sonika Chauhan’s Death

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Vikram Chatterjee had actually declared though he had alcohol on the night of the crash, he was not intoxicated.

Kolkata|Composed by Monideepa Banerjie|Updated: May 30, 2017

Star Vikram Chatterjee Charged With Culpable Homicide For Model Sonika Chauhan's Death
Star Vikram Chatterjee Charged With Culpable Homicide For Model Sonika Chauhan’s Death

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  • Vikram Chatterjee was previously accuseded of rash and irresponsible driving
  • Forensic tests on the vehicle put the owning speed in between 95 to 105 kmph
  • Sonika Chauhan was eliminated in the auto accident on April 29

NEW DELHI: Exactly one month after model-anchor Sonika Chauhan was eliminated in an auto accident in Kolkata, star Vikram Chatterjee, who was owning the cars and truck, has actually been charged by the cops with culpable murder not totaling up to murder. He had actually previously been accuseded of triggering death due to rash and irresponsible owning for which the optimal penalty is 2 years. Area 304 of the Indian Penal Code or culpable murder not totaling up to murder suggests he can be imprisoned for as much as 10 years.

The authorities chose to use more stringent charges versus Mr Chatterjee after examination of his vehicle’s speed at the time of the crash, CCTV video footage from the bars he had actually gone to with Ms Chauhan on the night of 28 April and the declarations of bar workers and the model-anchor’s pals who existed.

Around 3:30 am April 29, Mr Chatterjee was obviously owning Ms Chauhan house when the cars and truck crashed. Forensic tests on the cars and truck have apparently put the speed at the time of the crash at in between 95 to 105 kmph.

Ms Chauhan was hurried to medical facility where she passed away around one hour later on.

Sonia Chauhan was eliminated in the auto accident on April 29

Sonia Chauhan was eliminated in the auto accident on April 29

Days after her death, Vikram Chatterjee called a press fulfill and stated he inebriateded neither was nor speeding when the cars and truck crashed. Ms Chauhan’s buddies objected, initially on social networks, and after that went to the cops and the court with declarations stating they had actually seen Mr Chatterjee drinking on the night of the mishap.

Images that the design’s pals shared on Snapchat have actually triggered a storm. The video footage reveals Mr Chatterjee with a glass in his hand, however it is unclear whether it was alcohol or a soda.

Fans of both have actually released projects in Kolkata. A “Justice for Sonika” petition has actually been released by activist Pranadhika Sinha and “Voice for Vikram” has actually been begun by the star’s good friends.

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