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Karim Morani's anticipatory bail cancelled, asked to surrender

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A local has cancelled the anticipatory bail of film producer Karim Morani, who was booked for allegedly raping a Delhi-based woman.

The Fourth Additional Metropolitan Sessions at L B Nagar in the city yesterday cancelled Morani's bail and directed him to surrender before the Hayathnagar police here on or before March 22.

The woman, aged around 25, who is a friend of Morani's daughter, had lodged a complaint with Hayathnagar Police in January this year alleging that he had raped her on different occasions in and at a film studio in in 2015.

She had also alleged that Morani made a false promise of marrying her, police said based on the complaint.

Based on the complaint, a case was filed under sections 417 (cheating), 376 (rape), 342 (wrongful confinement), 506 (criminal intimidation), 493 (cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage) and others.

Later, Morani had obtained anticipatory bail from a local on January 30.

However, the police then filed a petition in court seeking cancellation of his anticipatory bail.

"After the court granted him anticipatory bail, we opposed and filed bail cancellation application and produced evidence in the court," Inspector, Hayathnagar police station, J Narender Goud said.

"The court, while upholding the arguments of the prosecution, cancelled Morani's anticipatory bail and directed him to surrender before police on or before March 22," Goud said.

Morani produced movies like "Yodha" and "Dum".

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 13:42 IST