When this Bollywood actress fell in love with Abu Salem!

New Delhi, Sep 7: The conviction has refreshed many stories around Abu Salem's life back in people's memories. And the stories and gossips around the gangster  are syrupy. A Special TADA Court on Thursday awarded the death penalty to two convicts, life sentences to two others, including gangster Abu Salem, while giving 10 years jail to one accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case.

When you take Abu Salem's name, the name of wannabe actress Monica Bedi automatically pops up in one's mind. During one of her many interviews, Monica had narrated how she met Abu Salem.

She was in Dubai and she got a call from Abu Salem who introduced himself as a rich businessman by the name Arsenal Ali. All Monica got to know about him was that he was a businessman and she was a fan of his voice. 

They met in a party and it was a love in first sight. They started dating each other, but Abu never revealed the real truth about himself. He never let her know that he is in the 'Most Wanted' list in India.

When she returned to India he called her back again and told her never to go back as otherwise the Mumbai police would arrest her and inquir about Salem.  It was only then that she knew his whole truth. And from Portugal they were arrested. Monica had developd a detachment with Salem ever since she knew his truth. Later she became an approver and was later released. She was arrested on forgery charges in her passport. Now comes the nws that Salem is in love with some other woman and wants to marry her.

News24Bureau