Shiney Ahuja sent to judicial custody till July 2
Actor Shiney Ahuja, arrested on charges of raping his housemaid, was today sent to judicial custody till July 2 by a Mumbai court. Shiney's police custody ended today. His lawyer Shrikant Shivade said he would appeal against the court order and seek bail for the actor.delhi Updated: Jun 24, 2009 16:22 IST
Actor Shiney Ahuja, facing a rape charge, will continue to stay behind bars till July 2 as a Mumbai court on Thursday sent him to judicial custody.
Shiney's police custody ended today. His lawyer Shrikant Shivade said he would appeal against the court order and seek bail for the actor.
Shiney was arrested on Sunday night after his teenaged housemaid complained he had raped her.
Shiney is an alumnus of the Army Public School and Hansraj College, New Delhi.
He started his acting career in 2003 with the critically acclaimed "Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi".
Later, he acted in movies like "Gangster", "Karam", "Woh Lamhe", "Fanaa", "Hijack", "Life in a Metro" and the box-office hit "Bhool Bhulaiyya".
He has bagged over half a dozen acting awards in the past six years for his roles.
First Published: Jun 18, 2009 13:44 IST