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Court gives clean chit to actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, family members in molestation case

The court gave a clean chit to Nawazuddin, his brothers Minazuddin, Fayazuddin, Ayazuddin and his mother Mehrunissa.

By: PTI | Muzaffarnagar |
Updated: April 28, 2022 3:10:40 pm
Nawazuddin Siddiqui arrest, Nawazuddin SiddiquiAccording to the prosecution, Minazuddin had molested a minor family member in 2012, while the others had supported him. (Photo: Nawazuddin Siddiqui/ Instagram)

A court here has given a clean chit to actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and four of his family members in a molestation case. Sanjiv Kumar Tiwari, judge of special POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) court, on Wednesday directed police to present the closure report and produce the complainant in the court.

The court gave a clean chit to Nawazuddin, his brothers Minazuddin, Fayazuddin, Ayazuddin and his mother Mehrunissa.

According to the prosecution, Minazuddin had molested a minor family member in 2012, while the others had supported him.

An FIR was registered at Mumbai’s Versova police station and later shifted to Budhana police station here.

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As per the court’s direction, police have asked the complainant to appear in court, Circle Officer Deputy Superintendent of Police Vinay Gautam told PTI.

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