Ek Veer Ki Ardaas Veera executive producer Mukesh Mishra sentenced to 7 years in prison on rape charges

Mukesh Mishra had initially been booked in 2013 on a complaint filed against him.

FP Staff July 28, 2018 14:17:34 IST
Ek Veer Ki Ardaas Veera executive producer Mukesh Mishra sentenced to 7 years in prison on rape charges

Mukesh Mishra, executive producer of Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera, was convicted to seven years in prison on 25 July for raping a female actor, reports DNA. He has also been asked to pay a fine of Rs 5000 as penalty.

Mishra had initially been booked in 2013 on a complaint filed against him.

Ek Veer Ki Ardaas Veera executive producer Mukesh Mishra sentenced to 7 years in prison on rape charges

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As per same reports, the actress said that Mishra had asked her to report to Jogeshwari for a shoot on 12 December, 2012. Mishra mentioned that a bus would pick her up from the point but the later came to pick her up on his bike. He claimed that the bus would be late. Mishra proceeded to her make-up room once on location, where he locked the door and raped her.

When faced with resistance, Mishra threatened to kill the actress' eight-year-old daughter. After the incident, she informed her husband who went ahead and notified the producers of the show. Mishra was fired from set which led him to further intimidate her. However, the actress finally lodged an FIR with the police in January 2013.

Confessing to being scared of the consequences of calling Mishra out, the actress managed to identify him in court. According to the public prosecutor, the case has been filed and the accused has finally been convicted of rape.

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