Bollywood and Television Actor Vishal Thakkar has landed in police custody for allegedly raping a TV actress while in a live-in relationship and promising to marry her.
A case has been registered against actor Vishal Thakkar under relevant sections of rape and other offences , Charkop police station’s senior inspector Ramchandra Gaikwad said.
The victim has accused Thakkar of sexual assault, promise to marry her and even physical assault by beating her over some petty issue.
An FIR has been registered against the actor under IPC sections 376 (rape), 420 (cheating), 323, 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and 506 (criminal intimidation), added the police official.
He was produced before the Borivali Magistrate Court which remanded him to police custody till Wednesday.
Vishal has done small roles in movies like Munnabhai MBBS, Tango Charlie and Chandni Bar. He is currently seen essaying role of friend to lead actor Bihaan’s from Colors serial Thapki Pyaar Ki.