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Producer of TV serial Veera gets seven years in jail for raping a female artist- details inside

Producer of TV serial Veera gets seven years in jail for raping a female artist- details inside
27 Jul
3:04

The executive producer of the show Mukesh Mishra, 33 was found guilty under IPC for raping a 31-year-old woman. The victim too worked in the unit of Veera and according to her statement, she was raped by Mishra on an uneventful day when she accepted his favour and took a bike ride with him, read details inside.

Veera producer gets 7 years in jail

Veera producer gets 7 years in jail

Cases of casting couches and rapes in the entertainment industry have started making rounds more than ever now., The complaints and protests follow up more than ever now. In one of the most recent cases, executive TV serial producer of the popular Hindi show Ek Veer Ki Ardaas…Veera has been put behind the bars for raping a female artist. 

The executive producer of the show Mukesh Mishra, 33 was found guilty under IPC for raping a 31-year-old woman. The victim too worked in the unit of Veera and according to her statement, she was raped by Mishra on an uneventful day when she accepted his favour and took a bike ride with him to the sets of Veera which was being shot in the suburban Powai.

According to the 31-year-old woman, the unfortunate incident took place on December 12, 2012, when producer Mukesh Mishra asked her to reach Jogeshwari station where a common bus was scheduled to pick up the artist. But according to the victim, Mishra was already present there when she reached and asked her to accompany her with him on the motorbike as the bus running late.

She further said that there was no one but a sweeper in the studio as they reached there. The accused followed her after she headed towards her room and raped her, said the victim in her complaint. The woman further told police that Mishra had threatened to kill her daughter and defame her if she told this to anyone.

Earlier today, Mishra was convicted by the additional session judge K.S. Hore and was sentenced to seven years in prison, as told by additional Public Prosecutor Ashwini Rayakar.

 

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