Savdhaan India: Two actors from the television series Savdhaan India were detained by the Aarey police on Thursday for stealing 3.20 lakh from a roommate. The two were arrested and held in police custody until June 23 after appearing before a metropolitan magistrate.
Surabhi Shrivastava (25) and Mosina Mukhtar Shaikh (19) were looking for a place to stay. As the shoot of Savdhaan India was halted due to the Covid-19 pandemic-induced lockdown, according to the police. The two suspects had gone to a friend’s home in a posh building. In the Royal Palms area of Aarey Colony. Which provides accommodation as paying guests. While staying there as paying guests, they allegedly stole the cash from the locker of another woman staying there as a PG, and then quickly left the place.
On May 18, the police said that Surabhi and Mosina shifted to the flat where another woman was also staying. The police officers said she had ₹3.20 lakh in cash in the locker in the house. “The actresses stole the cash from the locker and fled the house.” A police officer from the Aarey Sub Police Station said.
The police retrieved the building’s CCTV tapes, and the accused women were seen departing with a bag.
The women were arrested in Navi Mumbai on Thursday and sent to the Aarey Sub Police Station. They told the authorities that they committed the crime. Because they were having cash troubles after the shoot of the serial was postponed.