Thursday, May 30, 2024

Why no action on Anurag Kashyap yet?: Payal questions Mumbai police

Actress Payal Ghosh, who accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual assault along with her lawyer advocate Nitin Satpute visited Versova police station to ask “why the accused has not been arrested”

Nitin Satpute said they had filed FIR against Kashyap on Tuesday for misconduct and he hasn’t been arrested yet. He asked why there are two different laws for poor and rich and added if “justice is not done”, Payal will sit on a hunger strike.

The lawyer also told the media that they are also filling another case on the grounds of his involvement in child sexual abuse.

Under POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) we are filing another case on the ground of his involvement in child sexual abuse. We have seen the video that has surfaced on the internet, where he admits his involvement in child sexual abuse,” Satpute claimed.

When asked about the connection between the two cases, He said there’s no link between the two cases but child sexual abuse is also a crime and needs to be addressed.

Earlier this week, the FIR was lodged against the accused on the offense rape, wrongful restrain, wrongful confinement, and outraging the modesty of woman under sections 376(1), 341, 342, and 354.

Meanwhile, Anurag Kashyap has denied all the allegations and called them baseless in his official statement. His lawyer Priyanka Khimani released the official statement on his behalf.

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