Marathi actress Sara Shrawan arrested in an extortion case of Rs 15 lakh

Marathi actor Sara Shrawan was arrested for Pune Police Crime Branch of Mumbai in connection with an extortion case of Rs 15 lakh, an official said on Sunday. The actress of 'Rang He Premache Rangeele' also known as Sara Sonawane, is the fourth arrest in the case.

Aspiring actor Subhash Yadav , against whom a co-actor had presented a case of sexual abuse, approached the police later claiming that he was being blackmailed by Rs 15 lakh for a video he had filmed to apologize for the act.

According to the police report, one of the defendants had tried to negotiate an agreement in the case of sexual abuse presented by the woman actor, as part of which Yadav recorded a video apologizing for his act. The defendant demanded in return Rs 15 lakh from Yadav. for not making the video public

However, another female actor leaked the video and then Yadav approached the police and presented a case of extortion.

Sara Shrawan aka Sara Sonawane was held from Lower Parel in Mumbai on Saturday after her anticipatory bail was rejected by a Pune court, added official.