Actor Vikram Chatterjee can be tried for Culpable Murder not amounting to Homicide underneath part 304 (ii) of the IPC within the tragic accident that killed actress and mannequin Sonika Chauhan in April 2017. Apart from, Vikram may also be tried for rash driving or driving on a public means (part 279), inflicting grievous harm by act endangering life or private security of others (part 338), mischief inflicting injury (part 427), Part 185 of Motor Automobiles Act for driving by a drunken particular person or by an individual underneath the affect of medicine. The Alipore District and Session Courtroom framed costs towards the actor on at the moment and the trial will start from November 25.
Sonika’s buddies, who took to social media demanding justice for the actress, appeared joyful concerning the growth. Mannequin Tina Mukherjee wrote, “1135 days We waited patiently, we had our good days and dangerous ones, by means of all the great dangerous and ugly, we at all times saved the religion, we saved pushing and our angel labored her magic at the moment. Expenses filed lastly . Energy of prayers. #justiceforsonika (sic)” on her social media account.
On April 29, 2017, Sonika was killed in a deadly accident close to Rashbehari Crossing. Vikram was allegedly intoxicated and behind the wheels when the automotive hit the highway divider claiming Sonika’s life.