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Zaira Wasim molestation case: Accused booked under sexual assault charges

The accused's lawyer alleged Wasim of making the allegations for publicity, and asked why she had not complained to crew members during the flight

Reuters  |  Mumbai 

Police have filed a sexual assault case against an airline passenger after 17-year-old Bollywood actress Zaira Wasim said the male passenger had molested her during a New Delhi-Mumbai flight, police said on Monday. A special court ordered police to detain the passenger for interrogation until Wednesday, when the case will be heard next. It can take months for formal charges to be filed in India. Wasim was seen sobbing in a video she posted on Instagram after getting off a Vistara flight. She alleged she was attacked by the passenger seated behind her. “He kept nudging ...

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First Published: Tue, December 12 2017. 10:13 IST
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