The two actresses, Surabhi Shrivastav (25) and Mohsina Shaikh (19) have worked in several television shows including Savdhaan India, Crime Patrol and other crime related shows on various channels. They were arrested by the Mumbai police for the alleged theft of money.
The Mumbai police identified these actresses in connection with the theft of Rs. 3.28 lakhs from the locker of a paying guest in Goregaon east suburb of north-west Mumbai.
The actresses went to their friend’s house which was a posh building in the Royal Palms of Aarey Colony in Goregaon, Mumbai and it gives accommodation as paying guests. As they were staying there, the money from the locker of another person who was staying there as paying guest was stolen by the two actresses and they quickly left the place.
The victim after losing her money registered a complaint with Aarey Police Station. While investigating the case, the police scanned the CCTV footage of the society and found the two women absconding from the building. A police official said that they have admitted their crime after questioning and have arrested them.
The police said that the actresses were facing financial crisis due to the pandemic which affected the entertainment industry and they did the theft to make some quick money.