Nana Patekar Can Face A Prison Sentence If Tanushree’s Lawyer Proves Him Guilty

Author |Oct 11, 2018

Tanushree Dutta now decided to take the legal route after Nana Patekar denied her allegation of sexual harassment.

Two weeks since Tanushree Dutta laid a charge against Nana Patekar for his misconduct behaviour with her on the set of Horn Ok Please, they now turn to a legal fight.

Specifically, Tanushree Dutta yesterday lodged an FIR at Mumbai police against veteran actor Nana Patekar, Horn Ok Please director Rakesh Sarang, choreographer Ganesh Acharya, and producer Samee Siddiqui.

The Statement will be recorded in English

The first report was recorded in Marathi but Tanushree Dutta legal representative required the police to write it in English, so that the actress can fully understand the language of the complaint.

Recorded The Statement In English For Clarity!

The defendant can be punished with imprisonment for at least 1 year

In Tanushree statement, she brought legal charges against Nana Patekar, Rakesh Sarang Ganesh Acharya, and Samee Siddiqui under section 354 and Section 509 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

In more detail, Section 354 is about Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty.

And the punishment for this charge will be imprisonment of either description for a term which shall not be less than one year but which may extend to five years, and shall also be liable to fine.

The Men Are Booked Under Section 354 & 509

Tanushree decisively pursue the matter in court

Section 509 indicates word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman. The court may also impose of imprisonment for a term which may extend to threes years, or also with fine.

On the other note, Nana Patekar and MNS Chief of Party Raj Thackeray has also filed complaints alleged Tanushree for defamation.

Tanushree Dutta's Lawyer Nitin Satpute Said,

Tanushree’s lawyer submitted 40-page statement to Mumbai Police

According to Nitin Satpute, Tanushree Dutta’s lawyer stated that they have strong evidence to turned down all Nana Patekar point. Following by, a 40 pages report with full detail of the incident was sent to the police and they now will proceed the case.

Tanushree Dutta’s lawyer, Nitin Satpute


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