The sessions court granted bail to Inder Kumar who was arrested for allegedly raping and assaulting a twenty three year old model, after luring her with a promise of getting roles in films.
The actor was arrested under sections 376 (rape), 324 (causing grievous hurt) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code on April 25, 2014.
“The victim alleged, she had been sexually assaulted twice in three days by Inder Kumar, who promised her lead roles in Bollywood movies,” additional Police Commissioner Milind Bharambe had said at the time of his arrest.
The victim had also claimed that, she had been thrashed and hit with a beer bottle by the actor. She had burn wounds on her body indicating that the actor burnt her with his cigarettes, Versova police said.
During the interrogation, Inder Kumar, however, claimed he had consensual sex with the woman, police said. The actor has a troubled relationship with his wife due to which the couple are living separately in the same building.
According to police, the actor and his wife had heated arguments over several issues earlier, following which she had been to police station also complaining against Inder Kumar.
At the time of his arrest, Inder Kumar had said, “The girl is a struggler and not to be given any importance. I was on a hi and bye terms with her. In fact, she and my wife Pallavi had a big fight. I have sorted things out with my wife and she is with me. The girl has gone and filed a complaint, but what she is saying is untrue.”
Inder Kumar has been a part of films like Wanted, Maa Tujhhe Salaam, Baaghi, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi and Masoom, among other films.