A yesteryear woman actor from Bollywood has filed a complaint accusing a Mumbai businessman of rape, a police officer said on Friday.
"The complaint was lodged by the victim late on Thursday and the accused has been arrested. He will be presented before a court later this evening," Mumbai Police spokesperson Deepak Deoraj told IANS.
The businessman named in the complaint is Sarfaraz Mohammed, 38, with an alias of Aman Khanna.
The complaint was registered by the 69-year-old actor at the Juhu Police Station against the businessman who had been charged for stalking and harassment in the past.
It was reported in January that the accused and the actor had known each other for a while. Their relationship went downhill after some issues, and she stopped speaking to him.
However, the businessman allegedly kept trying to contact her by calling her, and even followed her.
According to another report, he allegedly broke into her house, and tried to misbehave with her. He also reportedly got into an altercation with the security staff then.
When the actor failed to stop the man from stalking and harassing her, she decided to approach the police.
Sarfaraz has reportedly been booked under various sections of the IPC including section 376 (rape), 420 (cheating), 406 (punishment for criminal breach of trust), 465 (forgery) and 467 (forgery of valuable security, will), among others.
The case has now been handed over to the Crime Branch which is now investigating the case.
The yesteryear actor, is best known for her bold and unconventional roles in Hindi films at the peak of her career.
(with IANS inputs)