Akanksha Dubey death: Mother demands CBI investigation


An FIR was registered on Monday against Bhojpuri singer Samar Singh and his brother for abetment to suicide after actress Akanksha Dubey was found dead inside a hotel room here in Varanasi, police said. The 25-year-old actress was found hanging from the fan with a piece of cloth and the police were called immediately, according to the hotel staff.

An FIR has been registered against singer Samar Singh and his brother Sanjay Singh on charges of abetment to suicide and other relevant sections, Sarnath police station SHO Dharmpal Singh said. Akanksha Dubey was a resident of Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi district, had come to Varanasi for the shooting of a movie and was staying in the hotel under Sarnath police station area.

Dubey featured in several regional films including ‘Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki 2’, ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’ (Bhopuri) and ‘Veeron ke Veer’. Actress’s mother appealed to CM Yogi to take action against culprits. She said that her daughter could not commite suicide. She was murdered. Alongside she demanded for CBI investigation into the matter.