Chennai: The city police are expected to act on a complaint filed against Bigg Boss Season 3 contestant and actress Madhumitha.
The legal team of Vijay TV, the channel which hosts the show had lodged a complaint with the police after Madhumitha attempted suicide inside the Bigg Boss house.
Speaking to News Today, Inspector of police, Guindy, Chandru said, “A complaint has been received from the legal department of Vijay TV. We will conduct an inquiry with Madhumitha today.”
The incident created a furore on social media with lawyers and activists pressing for an inquiry to find the real reason behind the suicide attempt.
It is said that she was eliminated from the show for disobeying rules. There are allegations that she did it over payment issues.
As per sources, the contestant was paid Rs 13.5 lakh. It is alleged that Madhumitha sent a WhatsApp message to the show producers stating that she will commit suicide if she does not receive the remaining payment within two days.
However, it is also said that Madhumitha was also upset after being cornered and teased by a few other contestants.