SC dismisses bail plea of film producer Karim Morani in rape case

SC dismisses bail plea of film producer Karim Morani in rape case

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Bollywood filmmaker Karim Morani, accused in two separate 2G spectrum scam cases, surrendered before the Hayathnagar police here on Friday midnight. He has been facing the charge of repeatedly raping a 25 years old Delhi based woman threatening to post her private pictures on social media. According to Hayathnagar police Morani came to the police station at 11.45 PM along with his brother Mohammed Morani and surrendered before them as per the Supreme Court order.

Hayathnagar police said Morani would be produced before the court shortly. Morani moved up to Supreme Court for anticipatory bail, but the Court on Friday dismissed his plea and directed him to surrender before the police immediately. The Hayathnagar police registered a case against Morani in January this year under Indian Penal Code (IPC) Sections 376 (rape), 342 (wrongful confinement), 506 (criminal intimidation), 493 (cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage), 417 (cheating) and Section 354C of Nirbhaya Act (the Criminal Law Amendment Act).

The victim is the film enthusiast, and is a native of Delhi. She in her complaint to the Hayatnagar police under Rachakonda Police Commissionerate alleged that the Bollywood producer raped her first time in the month of July 2015 by offering her wine laced with some sedatives. She added that the producer has taken her nude photos and blackm...

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