Indian police have registered an FIR against veteran Bollywood actor Jeetendra for a sexual assault incident that took place 47 years ago,According to Indian Media reports.
The police stated that “an FIR under section 354 IPC has been registered at Chotta Shimla police station. After her email, we got in touch with the complainant, who later had also sent us a written complaint to support her version”.
The FIR was requested by the actor’s cousin who claims that Jeetendra sexually abused her when she was 18 years old. She alleges that the actor had arranged for a meet from New Delhi to Shimla at the set of his shoot. During her stay he returned to the hotel room drunk and sexually assaulted her. He was 28 at the time.
However, the police have said that the investigations will take place under the old law provisions of 1971 when the alleged assault took place.