Mumbai: Former Bigg Boss 7 contestant Ajaz Khan was put behind bars on Sunday for sending an obscene image to a woman on a messaging app. He was released on cash bail after presenting himself before a court later in that day.
Ajaz outside the court stated that he was innocent and was dragged into the matter just because he is a celebrity.
On other hand, the 38-year-old woman was a divorcee who runs a boutique in Malwani stated that she received friend request on facebook from the actor.
She accepted the request and started chatting with Ajaz and as the chat went further both of them exchanged their Whatsapp number and started chatting on Whatsapp.
The accuser also told, police that she asked for money for her business from Ajaz and he called her for a meeting.
As per the information given by the police officer said, “Khan was in the middle of a shoot when the woman visited him. He couldn’t spare time to meet her. Later, he called her again for a meeting a couple of times, but she did not go”.
After this both of them continued exchanging messages in Whatsapp. Earlier this month, Khan sent an absurd selfie to the woman and stunned, she asked that why had he sent this dirty pic, he then apologized for doing so if she didn’t like it.
The woman fired a complaint in the Malwani police station on November 15th.
The actor was arrested by the police on Sunday and booked him under IPC Section 354 (a) for sexual harassment and under Section 66 (e) of the Information Technology Act.
Khan, after released on cash bail went on to say that: “I’m an easy target as I am a celeb. People misuse my name so they can make headlines”.
(Story by:- Prishita Rathi)