Tanushree Dutta to lodge fresh statement to police


Since #MeToo campaign kicked off in America, it has prompted more and more women across the world to speak up about their treatment by men from their film industries. As Tanushree Dutta spoke of her sexual harassment case, it seems she is now being listened to and police have requested a fresh statement of her claims.

Asian Age reports Dutta will be making a fresh statement to the police over her allegations of misbehaviour from Nana Patekar, choreographer Ganesh Acharya and producer Sameer Siddiqui, during a films shooting in 2008. An FIR will then be submitted after the details of her statement are considered.

Also involved in the case is the Women’s Commission who have issued noticed to Patekar, Archarya and Siddiqui after Dutta’s filed her complaint to them. The commissioner has also requested reports of their probe of the three men from the Oshiwara police.

On the other hand, the Oshiwara police have remained silent on the details of the case, simply revealing that Dutta’s allegations will be investigated.

Dutta had first lodged a complaint when the incident happened during the film’s shooting. She later found her car had been smashed by members of a political party. In her complaint application, she revealed that the police had not done enough the first time.

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