Post-mortem of Tunisha Sharma completed in hospital, report awaited

The mortal remain of the actress was brought to the JJ Hospital at around 1:30 am on Sunday.
Tunisha Sharma
Tunisha Sharma ANI

MUMBAI: Post-mortem of actress Tunisha Sharma, who allegedly died by suicide on the sets of a TV serial, was conducted in JJ Hospital, Naigaon in the early hours of Sunday, police said.

The mortal remain of the actress was brought to the JJ Hospital at around 1:30 am on Sunday.

"The autopsy was conducted till 4:30 am and 4-5 police personnel were also present," officials said, adding that the dead body is kept in cold storage. Actor Tunisha Sharma (21) died by suicide on the sets of a TV serial on December 24.

According to Waliv Police, they received information that after the tea break, the actress went to the toilet and when she did not come back, the police broke the door open and found that she had hanged herself. Waliv Police arrested Sheezan Khan, Co-star of actor Tunisha Sharma, after a case of the abetment to suicide was registered against him.

"A case under Section 306 of the IPC has been registered against the accused," Waliv Police said in the early hours of Sunday. This comes after Sharma allegedly died by suicide on the sets of a TV serial on Saturday.

"TV actress Tunisha Sharma death case | Waliv police arrested actress Tunisha Sharma's co-star Sheezan Khan by registering a case of abetment to suicide. Police registered a case under section 306 of IPC," Waliv Police said. Khan will be presented in court on Monday.

Earlier, police conducted an investigation on the spot, where actress Tunisha Sharma was allegedly found hanging, and said that there was no suicide note recovered while adding that the reason for the suicide is not yet clear. Police have said they will investigate the death of TV actor Tunisha Sharma from both the murder and suicide angles.

People present on the sets of the serial the actress was last working on, claimed that she had died by suicide. Tunisha Sharma made her acting debut with 'Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap'.

She also worked in shows like 'Ishq Subhan Allah', 'Gabbar Poonchwala', 'Sher-e-Punjab: Maharaja Ranjit Singh', and 'Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat'. The actor also appeared in Bollywood movies including 'Fitoor', 'Baar Baar Dekho', 'Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh', and 'Dabangg 3'.

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