July 7, 2009 10:59:58 am
A local Mumbai court will hear a bail plea of Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja.
On July 3,a court had deferred the hearing of the bail plea till July 7.
Meanwhile,the judicial custody of Ahuja,who was arrested for allegedly raping his domestic maid,was extended till July 16. He is lodged at the Arthur Road jail.
The DNA test report of Ahuja confirmed that he had sexual relations with the victim. Earlier,medical reports had suggested that Ahuja’s maid was raped.
The actor has been charged under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 376 with rape,along with wrongful restraint and intimidation.
The police arrested Ahuja on June 15 after preliminary medical tests on the girl confirmed sexual assault.
Mumbai police said the actor had admitted to making a mistake by having consensual sex with the maid who has levelled allegations of rape against him.
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