The driver of actor Shah Rukh Khan on Thursday presented before a local court after being arrested for alleged rape of a help.
A 23-year-old woman on Wednesday filed a complaint with the police alleging that driver Pintu Mishra took her to a lodge at Nalasopara and raped her. Mishra has been remanded to police custody till July 1.
According to the victim, Mishra had met her through a security guard at the building where she worked as a domestic help. Mishra, who is the actor’s driver for seven years, had allegedly promised her a job at Shah Rukh’s house and a better pay, besides contacts where she could work.
Officials at Bandra police station said that on June 20 Mishra called the woman, who belongs to Latur, and took her on a ride on the pretext of introducing her to people who might offer her domestic work. The maid, in her complaint said, that Pintu raped her at a lodge in Nalasopara and threatened her not to reveal the episode to anyone.