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Bengali actress Rupa Dutta arrested for robbery purses at Kolkata book fair

Punjab Tribune Bureau | March 14, 2022 03:45 PM


kolkata: Actor Rupa Dutta has been arrested for allegedly committing attention redirecting robbery at the scene of the International Kolkata Book Fair, police said on Sunday.

Dutta, who has acted in TV soaps, was arrested on Saturday after a policeman saw her tossing a purse into a dustbin, an official of Bidhan Nagar North police headquarters said.

 

She was then confined and addressed, during which disparities were found in her responses. A few purse and Rs 75,000 in cash money were found from her bag during an inquiry, he said.

The lady has been captured regarding 'kepmari' (attention-diverting theft) and further investigation is in progress to see if more individuals are associated with the crime," the official said.

 

Dutta was before in the soup after she wrongly blamed movie producer Anurag Kashyap for lewd behavior, while sharing via online media screen captures of her discussion with someone else who imparted the main name to the renowned director.

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