Actress Malvi Malhotra is reportedly known for her work in the film and television industry. The actress was stabbed with a knife by a producer named Yogesh Kumar last night. She was allegedly acquainted with Kumar and the NDTV report suggests that Malvi was attacked for turning down his marriage proposal.
The actress was reportedly stabbed four times on her stomach and is currently being treated at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. The report also mentioned that her health condition is said to be stable.
The NDTV report mentioned that Kumar came in a luxury car and stabbed her, fled after the attack.
"The crime took place under the Versova police's jurisdiction (north Mumbai). A case of attempt to murder and stalking has been filed against him. We have started a hunt to arrest the accused," Mumbai Police spokesperson S Chaitanya said.
The first information report (FIR), stated that the incident took place a day after Ms. Malhotra returned from Dubai. On Monday around 9 PM, the suspect allegedly attacked her with a knife, when she was going home from a café in north Mumbai's Versova area.
In her statement, Malvi Malhotra reportedly shared that she met Yogesh Kumar in 2019 through Facebook. The two met in January this year and the latter even asked the actress to team up for a video album. The producer recently proposed to Malvi for marriage and she turned it down. Not just that, the actress even blocked him on social media platforms.
The Hotel Milan actress returned from Dubai after completing a shoot and Yogesh was reportedly following the actress as soon as he got to know she is back to the bay. Reportedly, Versova police have also found clues from the CCTV cameras that are installed where the incident happened.