Mumbai court grants bail to actor Alok Nath in rape case by writer

Amidst the #MeToo movement, the writer had narrated her horrifying ordeal in a Facebook post in October. She was the writer and producer of teleserial in the 90s, in which Alok Nath played a lead role.
Alok Nath had filed the plea for bail application in the Dindoshi Sessions Court on December 14, last year.(HT Photo)
Alok Nath had filed the plea for bail application in the Dindoshi Sessions Court on December 14, last year.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 05, 2019 06:38 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International

A Mumbai court granted anticipatory bail to actor Alok Nath in the rape complaint filed by a TV writer-producer, who during the recent #MeToo campaign accused him of rape nearly two decades ago.

The 62-year-old had filed the plea for bail application in the Dindoshi Sessions Court on December 14, last year.

On November 21, a rape case was registered against Nath by the Mumbai Police, based on a complaint filed by the writer-producer, who accused him of raping her 19 years ago. The FIR was booked under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Amidst the #MeToo movement, the writer had narrated her horrifying ordeal in a Facebook post in October. She was the writer and producer of teleserial in the 90s, in which Nath played a lead role.

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