Actor Vijay Raaz held for molesting crew member; gets bail

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Mumbai, Nov 3 (PTI) Bollywood actor Vijay Raaz on Tuesday was arrested in Maharashtra's Gondia district for allegedly molesting a woman crew member during a film shoot, a senior official said.

The woman approached the local police with a complaint of molestation against the actor on Monday, the official said.

She alleged that Raaz molested her during the shooting of the film 'Sherni' in neighbouring Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh on Monday.

An offence under section 354 (assault or criminal force to a woman with an intent to outrage her modesty) of the IPC was registered against Raaz and he was arrested from a hotel in Gondia where the crew is staying, the official said.

The actor was produced before a court which granted him bail, said Atul Kulkarni, additional superintendent of police, Gondia. PTI DC ARU KRK KRK