Preity Zinta case: Police asks actress to record statement

By Ritika Handoo | Last Updated: Jun 17, 2014, 06:20 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau/Ritika Handoo

New Delhi: In what could possibly be termed as one of the most horrid end to a fairytale romance, Bollywood actress Preity Zinta has reportedly been directed by the police authorities to record her statement against former lover Ness Wadia.

According to reports published in a leading daily, the cops have given in written to Preity`s lawyer, asking her to be present at the Marine Drive police station and record the statement.

The reports suggest that the actress has been granted a time limit of three days, within which she will have to come and get her statement recorded. The police, reportedly have also taken in custody the CCTV footage of the Wankhede stadium. Reports further hint that the CCTV footage can prove to be a crucial turning point in this high-profile case.

Bollywood actress took everyone by surprise when she posted on her Facebook page about the toughest ordeal she had to uundergo during the IPL match. The actress on June 12, alleged that her ex-boyfriend and industrialist Ness Wadia had abused and threatened her on May 30 during an IPL match at Wankhede.

Following this, the police accepted her written complaint and lodged an FIR in the case. However, the actress will now have to be physically present and record her statments before the magistrate to spell out the exact series of events.