Bengaluru: Karnataka police have arrested a Kannada movie producer and actor on expenses of committing rape on a co-actress on the pretext of a promise of marriage, right here on Saturday. The arrested individual is recognized as Harshavardhan a.okay.a Vijayabhargav.
The accused had produced and acted as lead in ‘Imaginative and prescient 2023’, a Kannada film. The complainant co-actress has acknowledged that she had a friendship with the accused of two years. She stated that after promising of marriage he exploited her sexually for 2 years.
When the co-actress insisted on marriage, the producer threatened her with penalties. The producer had requested the co-actress why he ought to marry her. The actress has lodged a grievance on this regard with Annapoorneshwari police station.
The police have lodged a grievance underneath IPC sections 417 (dishonest), 376 (rape), 504 (intentional insult and provocation), 506 (prison intimidation). The cops have additionally collected digital, materials and bodily proof. The sufferer has been subjected to a medical take a look at. The accused producer has been despatched to judicial custody.
Additional investigation into the matter is underway.