Priya Singh, an Instagram influencer, was allegedly assaulted by her boyfriend, Ashwajit. Investigations are ongoing as the police arrest the suspects behind her assault.
Priya Singh is a 26-years-old lifestyle influencer on Instagram with 1.1 million followers.
She has a quite glamorous presence on Instagram, with every picture striking thousands of likes and comments.
Ashwajit is the son of prominent Maharashtra bureaucrat Anil Gaikwad, the Managing Director of MSRDC.
He is the president of the BJP youth wing in Mumbai, involving himself in various social and political activities.
The couple had a four-and-a-half-year alleged relationship where they were "completely in love" with each other.
Later in their relationship, she claimed that Ashwajit was already married, but they were separated, and Ashwajit wanted to marry her. She stayed with him for a long time.
Priya went to meet Ashwajit in the early hours of December 11. She reached the hotel, saw him with her wife, and got into a heated argument.
Later, when she went to take things from her boyfriend's car, she claimed that his driver ran over her and fled at Ashwajit's order.
Three bones of her right leg were broken, including other deep injuries on her shoulder and hip were found.
She has filed a complaint under section 279, 338, 323, 504, 34 IPC. A primary investigation has been done by the local police officers in Thane.