Mumbai Police reported Wednesday morning that filmmaker Anurag Kashyap was summoned for questioning in the case that raised the claim of Payal Ghosh sexual misconduct.
Payal Ghosh had brought sex harassment allegations against the filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and also filed an FIR against him. Mumbai Police has now asked Anurag on Thursday to be questioned and the actress reacted to it.
On Wednesday morning, Mumbai police reported that filmmaker Anurag Kashyap was summoned to question for questioning in the case related to Payal Ghosh’s sexual misconduct claims. The actress had made grave allegations of sexual misconduct against Anurag and has explained the same in a Twitter tweet. Payal received support from the National Commission for Women Chief after that, who had asked her to a write a letter to them. Payal went ahead with this and filed an FIR against the filmmaker at the police station.
Now the Mumbai police contacted Anurag for questioning the matter and Payal has responded to the news. The actress took to her Twitter account and thanked the Police for taking action in the matter. Moreover, she hoped that justice would prevail in her case. The actress had shared a tweet on social media where she claimed that Anurag had forced her self in an incident that had apparently taken place years ago. Amid her accusations on Anurag, Payal alleged that the filmmaker took the names of Mahie Gill, Richa Chadha, Huma Qureshi and more and told her that they were called.
The actress met with their lawyer Ramdas Athawale and held a press conference recently. The minister had also stated in the same that if no action in the matter was taken, protests could occur across the city. Not just this, Payal even met Gov. B S Koshyari of Maharashtra and submitted a request for Y+ security citing a threat to her life as a cause.
Take a look at Payal’s tweets on Anurag being summoned
Thank you.. today has been called for summons and questions at the versova police station. Let’s hope that Justice prevails… !
Payal Ghosh (@iampayalghosh)
Meanwhile, the filmmaker had also responded to the accusations made against him by Payal and had called them unjustified. On his behalf also his lawyer published a statement and denied all allegations against him. Many actresses such as Kalki Koechlin, Radhika Apte and more even supported Anurag and have released statements supporting him.