INDIA. Mumbai: TV Actress Veena Kapoor’s son, along with his servant, were arrested early this week, by Juhu Police on charges of killing the actress over a property dispute and were remanded to police custody.
The identity of the deceased was revealed when her friend and actress Nilu Kohli shared the news and her photos are condoning her demise, on Saturday.
Veena Govardhandas Kapoor (74) was brutally beaten up with a baseball bat by her son Sachin Govardhandas Kapoor (43), after a quarrel on December 06.
Javed Abdul Mapari, a security supervisor of the “Kalpataru Solitaire” Coop Housing Society, located at Juhu in North West Mumbai, lodged a missing complaint on the night of December 6 with police. Accordingly, the Juhu Police registered a missing complaint (No 78/22).
During his interrogation, Javed told Police Sub Inspector Pawar that Sachin and her mother had a dispute over the flat they were residing and the matter was pending in the court.
Besides, copies of the litigation were available in the society office. His elder brother was also in the US.
The police on the trail of the accused, on December 7 in the morning, found the location of Sachin at Panvel near Navi Mumbai and that of the deceased at Juhu.
As such the police checked the CCTV footage and found that Sachin and his servant Lalukumar Mandal (25), were near 203, Mauli Building No Road No 13 in the Juhu area. The police rushed to the spot and brought the duo to the police station.
Sachin confessed having killed her mother after he had a heated conversation about a Rs 12 crore Flat. He also confessed to having dumped her body into a ravine near Matheran in the Raigad district.
After that he took police to Matheran to show the spot where he had disposed off the body with Mandal’s help.
Sachin and Mandal were arrested under sections 302, 201, and 34 of the IPC and an FIR (1210/2022 ) was registered on December 7. Senior Police Inspector Ajitkumar Vartak of Juhu Police station said that the body of the deceased was traced out and further investigation is on.
Actress Nilu Kohli condemned her untimely demise and shared, “Veenaji you deserved better. I am heartbroken, about posting this for you. Kya bolun? Am at a total loss for words. I hope you are finally resting in peace after so many years of struggle.”
The actress Veena was known for her role in the TV soap ‘Bhabhi‘ and the films-‘Bandhan Pheron Ke’ (1985), ‘Dal: The Gang’ (2001), and ‘Mitter Pyare Nu Haal Mureedan Da Kehna’(2004) (Punjabi).