Do I have to die to get proceedings going?: Anurag Kashyap’s accuser asks cops

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Written by Priyanka Sharma
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December 21, 2020 4:54:16 pm





Anurag Kashyap has been accused of rape and wrongful confinement by the actor. (Photo: Anurag Kashyap/Instagram)

An actor, who has registered a rape criticism in opposition to Anurag Kashyap, on Monday criticised the Mumbai Police for allegedly not taking any motion in opposition to the filmmaker even after months of her criticism.

On September 23, she had accused Kashyap of rape, outraging her modesty and wrongful confinement. Booked the identical day, Kashyap had issued a press release denying the allegations.

Early October, the Choked director was questioned by the police.

Expressing her frustration in opposition to the police for allegedly not taking the case forward, the actor tweeted, “It’s been 4 months and no action has been taken against #AnuragKashyap inspite of me providing evidence. Do I have to die to get the proceedings going?”

The actor additional wrote, “It’s been a while and @mumbaipolice hasn’t done it’s best. An earnest request. It’s a matter of women and we should be aware of what examples we are setting.”

The actor’s formal criticism got here per week after she made allegations in opposition to Anurag Kashyap on Twitter, claiming that the Sacred Games helmer had “forced himself on her”. Seeking assist from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, she had additionally written that Kashyap behaved inappropriately with actors Huma Qureshi, Mahie Gill and Richa Chadha.

Kashyap first refuted her allegations in a sequence of tweets, writing that it was an try to silence him. “Such a long time was in trying to silence me. Never mind. (But) While shutting me up, you lied so much that in spite of you being a woman, you dragged other women also into it. Please maintain some dignity, madam. All I will say is that all your allegations are baseless,” Kashyap tweeted on the time.

The filmmaker later issued an extended, official assertion via his lawyer that known as the actor’s allegations “completely false, malicious and dishonest.” The assertion additional learn that Kashyap had been suggested of his rights and cures, and he supposed to pursue them to the fullest extent.

Weeks later, Richa Chadha filed a defamation go well with in opposition to the actor for naming her whereas making allegations in opposition to Anurag Kashyap. The actor then withdrew the alleged defamatory and derogatory statements in opposition to Chadha and tendered an apology, following which the Bombay High Court disposed of the go well with.

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