TV actress accuses pilot of rape on the pretext of marriage, files FIR


A model turned TV actress has accused a pilot of raping her on the pretext of marriage, a police official said on Monday. The woman submitted a complaint at the Oshiwara police station in suburban Mumbai last week after which an FIR was lodged against the accused on Monday, he said.

The police said that the victim met the accused through a matrimonial site. "The accused pilot often talked to the victim on the phone and the two used to chat on social media. Ten days back the accused called her and said he wanted to meet her. Later, the accused went to her house and promised to marry her. After that, the accused raped her several times," the police said.

"A few days later, the accused stopped talking to her. When the woman talked to him about the issue, he refused to marry," police added. 

Fed up with his behaviour, the TV actress lodged the complaint, the official said, adding further investigation is underway.