Mumbai Police have traced the man who allegedly stabbed TV actor Malvi Malhotra with a knife, but he is yet to be arrested as he is hospitalised, a police official said on Wednesday, as per a report by PTI.
Malvi Malhotra was stabbed on Monday, 26 October, by a Facebook friend after she refused to marry him, as per a report by India Today. The incident took place in Mumbai's Versova. Malvi is currently undergoing treatment at Kokilaben Ambani Hospital.
The report stated that the person, identified as Kumar Mahipal Singh, stabbed Malvi and fled from the spot in his car. The attacker is said to be a film producer who reportedly became Malvi's Facebook friend in 2019. They met a few times.
Malvi had registered a complaint against Kumar Mahipal Singh. She reportedly alleged that the said person wanted her to marry him. When Malvi rejected his proposal and stopped all communication, he attacked her.
In the FIR statement, Malvi added that on Monday night, she was returning from a coffee shop when Singh confronted her. When Malvi refused to speak to him, he took out a knife and stabbed her thrice.
Malvi Malhotra has been part of the TV show Udaan and film Hotel Milan.
(With inputs from India Today)
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