Abhishek Makwana, one of many writers of standard sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, has died by suicide. His household claimed that he was a sufferer of cyber fraud and blackmail.
The household additionally claimed to have been receiving threatening telephone calls from individuals, demanding that they pay again the loans that Abhishek had allegedly taken out.
In keeping with a Mumbai Mirror report, Abhishek was discovered hanging in his Mumbai flat on November 27, and his suicide be aware talked about monetary troubles. His brother, Jenis, was quoted within the report as saying that he grew to become conscious of those points after Abhishek’s demise, when he started receiving telephone calls.
He stated, “I checked my brother’s mails as a result of ever since he handed away, I received a number of telephone calls from totally different numbers demanding to be paid again loans he owed somebody. One name was a quantity registered in Bangladesh, one in Myanmar and others have been from totally different states of India.”
Jenis added, “From what I understood from the e-mail information, my brother first took a small mortgage from one of many ‘simple mortgage’ apps that cost a really excessive fee of curiosity. I regarded on the transactions between them and my brother intently after that. I observed that they saved sending small quantities regardless of my brother not making use of for the loans. Their rates of interest are as excessive as 30%.”
An official from the Charkop police station, the place the case has been registered, stated that the household has offered the telephone numbers to the police, and that investigation is being carried out into the deceased financial institution transactions.
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