Viveka Babajee was not depressed: Ex-boyfriend Kartik Jobanputra

Mumbai: After grilling stock analyst Gautam Vora, police probing the death of fashion model Viveka Babajee today questioned her former boyfriend, who is a businessman, for over one hour.

Kartik Jobanputra was questioned for over an hour in connection with the supermodel`s death and his statement was recorded at Khar police station, a senior police official said.

Kartik`s lawyer Laxman Kanal said "Kartik fully co-operated with the police during questioning this evening. He has no role in the model`s death but since he knows her very well, police wanted to know certain things about Babajee from him and that`s why he was called to the police station."

37-year-old Babajee, former Miss Mauritius, was found hanging from the ceiling at her Continental Towers flat in suburban Bandra on June 25, police said.

According to the police, Babajee and Jobanputra were in a relationship till mid-2009. The duo had floated an event management company which was doing well till differences cropped up between them.

"Babajee and Jobanputra parted ways professionally during December last year," the official said.

"When they floated the event management company, whose idea it was, about their affair, why they parted ways personally and professionally, when he had spoken to her last time were among several questions posed at Kartik," the official added.



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