Television show Ek Veer Ki Ardaas…Veera’s executive producer Mukesh Mishra was found guilty of raping a 31-year-old actress who was part of the same show.
According to reports, A special women’s court sentenced him to 7 years of imprisonment and Rs 5000 as a penalty for the crime.
According to the victim’s statement, the incident happened on December 12, 2012. The actress in her complaint alleged that Mishra offered her a lift on his two-wheeler from a bus stop saying that the bus would be arriving late. After they reached the location, he followed her inside a makeup room where he forced himself on her and assaulted her sexually.[ecp code=”4″]
The victim claimed that the accused continuously threatened her of dire consequences if she told this to anyone. The accused also threatened to kill her daughter and began seeking sexual favours from her which she declined, she alleged in her complaint.
A report in Free Press Journal claims that the court considered a sweeper’s, who saw him going inside the room, statement in the matter and also the register which had both the accused and victim’s entry records.