The assembly got here a few fortnight after the Mumbai Police registered an FIR towards Kashyap following Ms. Ghosh’s accusation that he had sexually assaulted her in 2013
Bollywood actor Payal Ghosh on Wednesday met Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy and sought speedy justice, within the wake of her allegation of sexual misconduct towards filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.
Met up with Shri G. Krishan Reddy who’s the MOS of @AmitShah ji at @HMOIndia and likewise the minister of state of residence ministry and had a really fruitful and forwarded dialog on the problem. It’s a problem confronted by many and now’s the time to behave (sic), she tweeted.
The assembly got here a few fortnight after the Mumbai Police registered an FIR towards Kashyap following Ms. Ghosh’s accusation that he had sexually assaulted her in 2013.
The filmmaker has dismissed the allegations as baseless.
Before assembly the Union Minister, Ms. Ghosh advised reporters that she has come to hunt speedy justice .
I’ll ask for intervention of the Home Ministry, if required. I’ve already met the NCW (National Commission for Women), she mentioned.
Ms. Ghosh, nonetheless, didn’t communicate to journalists after assembly the minister.
She had additionally tweeted within the morning: I’m heading to @HMOIndia to satisfy the officers. It’s a combat to the top and no pretend agenda can deter me. Bring it on. #LetTruthComeOut .
The FIR was registered beneath the Indian Penal Code Sections 376 (I) (rape), 354 (assault or prison pressure to lady with intent to outrage her modesty), 341 (wrongful restraint) and 342 (wrongful confinement), police had mentioned.
In her grievance, the actor had alleged that Mr. Kashyap had raped her at a spot on Yari Road in Versova in 2013.
Mr. Kashyap vehemently denied the actor’s allegation and termed it as an try to silence him for his outspoken views.
He has additionally mentioned that on the time of the alleged incident, he was in Sri Lanka and that he was actively pursuing authorized choices.
Mr. Kashyap’s lawyer Priyanka Khimani mentioned on October 2: “Mr. Kashyap has categorically denied that any such alleged incident ever took place and has also denied all allegations levelled against him”.