An actor who has accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual misconduct met Union Minister of State for House G Kishan Reddy at present and sought “speedy justice” within the case.
She tweeted that she had a “fruitful” dialog on the difficulty and stated this can be a drawback confronted by many and it was the “time to behave”.
The assembly got here a few fortnight after the Mumbai Police registered an FIR towards Anurag Kashyap after the actor accused him of sexual misconduct in 2013. The filmmaker dismissed the allegations as “baseless”.
Earlier than assembly the Union minister, she advised reporters exterior his workplace that she has come “to hunt speedy justice”.
“I’ll ask for intervention of the house ministry, if required. I’ve already met the NCW (Nationwide Fee for Ladies),” she stated.
The actor didn’t converse to journalists after assembly the minister and left from again gate.
An FIR was registered below the Indian Penal Code Sections 376 (I) (rape), 354 (assault or prison drive to girl with intent to outrage her modesty, 341 (wrongful restraint) and 342 (wrongful confinement), police had stated.
In her grievance, the actor had alleged that Mr Kashyap raped her at a spot in Versova in 2013.
Mr Kashyap vehemently denied the actor’s allegation and termed it as an try to “silence” him for his outspoken views.
He had additionally stated that on the time of the alleged incident, he was in Sri Lanka and that he was actively pursuing authorized choices.
Anurag Kashyap’s lawyer Priyanka Khimani stated on October 2: “Mr Kashyap has categorically denied that any such alleged incident ever occurred and has additionally denied all allegations levelled towards him”.