TV and small-time Bollywood actor Vishal Thakkar was put under police custody on Tuesday evening after a fellow actress filed a complaint accusing him of rape.
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After the arrest, Thakkar was produced before a local court which remanded him to police custody till today October 21.
Their relationship changed in the past few months and according to the statement given by the victim, the two had regular fights after Thakkar suspected the victim of having an affair.
The victim later moved to her friend’s place but in her statement she alleged that two night before the complaint was lodged, Thakkar had visited her friend’s house and apologised.
The victim lodged her complaint on Saturday and alleged that Thakkar had promised to marry her but went back on his word after having physical relations with her.
On the victims’s complaint, an FIR was registered against the actor under IPC sections 376 (rape), 420 (cheating), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and 506 (criminal intimidation).
Thakkar is known for his roles in movies like ‘Tango Charlie’, ‘Chandni Bar’ and ‘Munnabhai MBBS’. On TV he has appeared in shows like ‘Taarak Mehta ka Oolta Chashma,’ and ‘Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil.’