Bhojpuri actress Akanksha Dubey found dead in Varanasi hotel room

The actress was 25 years old, body sent for post-mortem

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Popular Bhojpuri actress Akanksha Dubey was found dead inside a hotel room under Sarnath police station area here on Sunday, police said.

The 25-year-old actress was found hanging from the fan with a piece of cloth and the police were called immediately, according to the hotel staff.

Varanasi police Commissionerate, in its statement, said that the body has been sent for post-mortem and police are investigating the matter. ANI reported that the actress allegedly killed self.

NDTV quoted a senior police officer saying, “The prima facie report suggests it might be a case of suicide. But we have to wait for the post-mortem report to be sure of the cause of the death."

Dubey starred in several regional films including 'Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki 2', Mujhse Shaadi Karogi' (Bhopuri) and 'Veeron ke Veer'.