Actor Mithun Chakraborty’s son Mahaakshay has been booked for rape of a woman by Mumbai Police. The woman filed a complaint of rape and cheating against the actor. The case was registered at Oshiwara Police Station on Thursday night, said a police official.
The police official told news agency PTI, “The complainant said she was in a relationship with Mahaakshay Chakraborty from 2015 to 2018 and during that period he had promised to marry her.”
“The woman said that during their relationship, she had gone to see Mahaakshay’s flat at Adarsh Nagar in Andheri West, which he had purchased in 2015. She said when she went there, the accused offered her a spiked soft drink and forced her to have physical relations with him,” the official added.
In her complaint, the woman has alleged that when she became pregnant, Mahaakshay asked her to abort the baby and gave her pills.
The official said, “The woman said she used to ask Mahaakshay about their marriage. But in January 2018, he told her that he cannot marry her, which led to an altercation between them. She said when she called him, his mother Yogita Bali threatened her.”
Earlier, she lodged a complaint against Mahaakshay and his mother Yogita Bali at Begumpur police station, Delhi, in June 2018. In 2018, the complainant moved to Delhi with her brother to stay with their family friend.
The police had registered an offence under section 376 (rape), 313 (causing miscarriage without woman’s consent) and others, and the probe was transferred to the crime branch there. A Delhi court later granted anticipatory bail to Mahaakshay and his mother in the case.
In March 2020, the Delhi High Court had asked the woman to file her complaint in the court, where the offence had taken place. Following that, she filed a complaint at Oshiwara Police Station in July this year, the official said.
The official told PTI, “Accordingly, an offence under IPC sections 376 (rape), 376 (2) (n) (repeated rape), 328 (causing hurt by means of poison), 417 (cheating), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 34 (common intention) has been registered against the accused.”
Mahaakshay is also an actor, who has featured films like Haunted 3D and Loot.