SRK fires driver

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has sacked his driver who has been booked for raping a 17-year-old domestic help. Khan kicked out Rajendrakumar Gautam on the day when he was taken in police custody.

A source close to Khan, according to Daily Bhaskar, said, “Shah Rukh can’t tolerate criminals and this is a heinous crime by his own driver therefore the actor sacked him on the same day and all his out-standings were cleared.”

Gautam was taken into judicial custody on 25th June for raping the domestic help of former actress Sangeeta Bijlani. Another source revealed, “The driver arrested has nothing to do with SRK or his family. He has driven the car for the kids on a few occasions. Otherwise, he drives one of the vehicles that are part of Khan’s staff.” The victim, who belongs to Latur district of Maharashtra, lodged FIR at Bandra Police Station, Mumbai.

A Mumbai police officer said, “The girl was inconsolable and traumatised. She has no one here in Mumbai and is the only earning member of her family. She has now decided to move back to her home in Latur with her mother.”

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