Joy Mukherjee, the Bengali actor has been arrested by the Kolkata police over charges of assaulting her girlfriend and actress Sayantika Banerjee.
On Sunday Morning, Joy Mukherjee was arrested from his south Kolkata residence after Sayantika Banerjee lodged a complaint against him at the Tollygunge police station on Friday night. Sayantika Banerjee has alleged that Joy Mukherjee had physically assaulted her when she was coming back to home at her Southern Avenue residence in south Kolkata, from gym on Friday morning.
The Television actor Joy Mukherjee has been booked for rash driving, wrongful restraint and voluntarily causing hurt under Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections (Rashdriving), 341( Punishment for wrongful restraint) and 323 (Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt).
According to Sayantika Banerjee, the actor Joy Mukherjee chased her car, intercepted it on Southern Avenue and tried dragging her out of the car. When her personal assistant, who was also with the actress intervened, Joy Mukherjee also assaulted too.
Joy Mukherjee was arrested after the actress lodged complaint against him with Tollygunge police station. The actor has been produced before Alipore court today where he was granted bail. Joy Mukherjee said, “I have been to get in touch with her to sort some issues but she was not responding.”
According to the police report, both the actors- Sayantika Banerjee and Joy Mukherjee had been in a relationship for a long time. But when Sayantika Banerjee started to make distance from the actor, he started to chase her.
Joy Mukherjee made his debut in the film Lakshyaved. He has been the part of few movies like Warrant , Target: The Final Mission, Hangover, Mone Pore Ajo Sei Din, Astra. He also appeared in the television serial Chokher Tara Tui on Star Jalsha.
Sayantika Banerjee started her career with the dancing reality show Naach Doom Macha Ley. Her popular movies are Target, Hangover and Mone Pore Ajo Sei Din.