Bengali actor Joy Mukherjee gets bail in Sayantika Banerjee assault case

. As per a report, the duo were former lovers who ended their eight-year relationship recently. However, they did a Bengali film ‘Uma’ together after their strained relationship.

Bengali actor Joy Mukherjee, who was arrested by Kolkata police today (Saturday) on the charges of assaulting his actress Sayantika Banerjee has been granted bail.

Yes, as per ANI report, he has was produced before the Alipore court where the actor was released on a personal bail bond of Rs 500.

It was reported that Sayantika was assaulted by Joy while she was returning to her home in Southern Avenue residence in South Kolkata. Police have also seized the car of the male actor and is investigating the alleged crime. Joy has been booked under IPC act 279 for rashdriving. 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint) and 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt). The arrest was made after the actress lodged a complaint at the Tollygunge police station.

For the unversed it all happened on Friday morning, when Sayantika was returning from her gym, Joy allegedly chased her car, intercepted it on Southern Avenue and tried to drag her out of the vehicle. Sayantika’s manager was also present in the car at that time. As per a report, the duo were former lovers who ended their eight-year relationship recently. However, they did a Bengali film ‘Uma’ together after their strained relationship.

This is not the first time that a Tollywood actress has been assaulted by either fellow industry men or even commoners. In September 2017, Kanchana Moitra was harassed by three drunken men.

Stay tuned to this space for more updates in this case.

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