Mumbai Police registered FIR against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, actress Payal Ghosh sexual Misconduct
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Mumbai Police registered an FIR against filmmaker #Anuragkashyap after actress PayalGhosh accused him of sexual misconduct in 2013. Kashyap has dismissed the allegations as "baseless". The First Information Report (FIR) was registered at Versova police station late Tuesday night after the actress along with her lawyer Nitin Satpute approached the police, the official said. The statement by Ghosh's lawyer reads, "A written complaint has been lodged for the offense rape, wrongful restraint, wrongful confinement and outraging the modesty of woman U/S 376354341342 of IPC and Now the victim's statement is being recorded at the police station. Actor Payal Ghosh on Tuesday officially filed a written complaint against director Anurag Kashyap under section 376, 354 In her police complaint, the actress alleged that Kashyap raped her at a place on Yari Road in Versova in 2013.(The New Indian Express Reports) The actress and her lawyer earlier approached Oshiwara police station here on Monday, but they were asked to go to the Versova police station as the alleged incident took place under its area of jurisdiction, the official said. They had approached the Oshiwara police as Kashyap's office is located in that area. Satpute in a tweet late Tuesday night said, "Finally FIR has been lodged against Accused for the offence Rape. Wrongful Restrain, Wrongful Confinement and outraging modesty of woman." On Saturday, the actress took to Twitter, claiming that Kashyap was sexually inappropriate towards her, an allegation the director called "baseless". Kashyap called the actor's claim an attempt to "silence" him for his outspoken views.His lawyer earlier in a tweet said, "My client, Anurag Kashyap, has been deeply pained by the false allegations, these are completely false, malicious and dishonest."