Bollywood actor Jeetendra has reportedly been booked for a assault case in Shimla after his cousin has claimed she was assaulted in a city hotel, 47 years ago when she stayed with Jeetendra, whose real name is Ravi Kapoor, was 28 then.
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.
Victim will now record her statement before a magistrate and will also provide evidence of her stay in the hotel.
The woman, who was 18 at that time, had sent an email to Himachal Pradesh Director General of Police SR Mardi in February this year seeking registration of an FIR against the actor.
Police said, complaint will be carried out as per
Jeetendra’s lawyer rubbished the allegations as “baseless and ridiculous”. A statement issued by his lawyer said Jeetendra categorically denies any such incident took place.
Jeetendra, now 75, is the son of the victim’s father’s sister. He is a well-known name in the Hindi film industry. He is also a film producer and has daughter Ekta and son Tusshar with wife Shobhaa.