A court remanded the husband of Kannada TV actress Hemashri,
arrested in connection with her mysterious death, to 14 days
judicial custody on October 20. Surendra Babu, a JDS worker and a
realtor, was arrested on October 10 on the basis of a complaint
filed by the father of the actress, who died under mysterious
circumstances on October 9th.
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Rajshekhar V Patil remanded Babu
to judicial custody till November three, police said. Hemashri, who
had in the past complained of harassment by Babu whom she married
last year, was proceeding to Hyderabad along with him in a car when
she felt giddiness and started vomiting. She was rushed to a
hospital but declared brought dead.
Hemashri's father suspected Babu to be the culprit behind her
death. Hemashri had previously filed a police complaint stating
that her parents had married her "forcibly". She also complained
that she was being harassed by her husband.