A rape case has been registered against Bollywood film producer Karim Morani for allegedly raping a Delhi-based woman on a promise of marriage.
The woman lodged a complaint with Hayathnagar Police under Rachakonda police commissionerate last week alleging that Morani had “raped” her in Mumbai and at a film studio here in 2015, DCP (LB Nagar Zone).
Police said that, “She accused Morani of raping her on different occasions in Mumbai and here by promising to marry her. The alleged incident took place during 2015.” Following the complaint a case under IPC sections 417 (cheating), 376 (rape) 342 (wrongful confinement), 506 (criminal intimidation), 493 (cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage) and other relevant sections of IPC has been filed, the DCP said.
Morani has produced 2013’s hit film Chennai Express starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. Morani is said to be close with Shah Rukh. He has also produced Ra.One, Yodha and Dum. Earlier, in 2011, he was under scanner for the 2G spectrum scam as well.