In a tragic incident, a 24-year-old model died, while one person was injured after an iron truss installed to support the lights collapsed on them during a fashion show in Film City, Noida. The incident took place at Laxmi Studio at around 1.30 pm on Sunday, while the fashion show was going on, police said.
The deceased has been identified as Vanshika Chopra, a resident of Gaur City-2 in Greater Noida, while Bobby Raj, a resident of Agra, sustained injuries in the incident. Raj was rushed to a nearby hospital where he is currently undergoing treatment.
Police have detained the organiser of the fashion show and those who installed the lighting truss, and are questioning them.
“A 24-year-old woman named Vanshika Chopra died after lights installed in a private studio in Film City collapsed during a fashion show event being held there. One person was injured in the incident. Four suspects have been detained for questioning,” said Shakti Awasthi, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Noida).