Actress claims businessman raped her after she testified against him
According to reports, new details have now emerged in the alleged rape case of a veteran actress by a Mumbai-based businessman. The 63-year-old actress was reportedly assaulted by Mohammed Ehsaan, alias Anup Khanna after she gave a statement to the police supporting two women's claims that he duped them. On the way back, an angry Sarafraz allegedly assaulted the actress in her own house. Here are the details.
Actress wanted her money back, accused raped her
Reportedly, the actress read in a newspaper on February 2, 2016, that a woman named Dipali Patel had accused Sarfaraz of cheating, and the latter was arrested. She then asked him to return the money he borrowed from her. She also showed him the papers of Lokhandwala flats that he had purportedly bought for her. The actress had sold jewelry worth Rs. 4.5 crore for the flats.
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After being released on bail, Sarfaraz gave the actress allotment papers of two flats- one in Santacruz, other in Juhu Tara Road. On February 15, 2016, the actress learned Sarfaraz got arrested again for duping a woman named Pooja Sahani. The actress was called to Bangur police station on July 27, 2016, to record her statement, and she testified against him.
According to the police, 'angry' Sarfaraz raped the actress
A police officer said, "Sarfaraz escorted her to the police station. However, while returning, he threatened her as he was angry about the facts that she had revealed to the police." He entered her house on the pretext of using the bathroom and sexually abused her.
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Sarfaraz approached Pooja Sahani, a housewife, through a matrimonial website wishing to marry her daughter. Though Sahani's daughter rejected him, he kept in touch with her and managed to cheat her of Rs. 25 lakh by promising a flat. To another woman, Dipali Patel, Sarfaraz gave a fake marriage certificate and cheated her. She filed a complaint at Versova police station.