Actor Mithun Chakraborty’s son Mahaakshay and wife Yogita Bali are facing charges of rape, cheating and causing miscarriage without consent.

According to news agency ANI, a Delhi court on July 2 gave an order to file the FIR following a Bhojpuri actress’ complaint. The actress, who has also worked in Hindi films, had filed a complaint before the Rohini court, accusing Mahaakshay of having a physical relationship with her since 2015. He abused her after making fake promises of marrying her.

The complainant alleged that Mahaakshay had cheated and raped her on the promise of marriage

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ekta Gauba confirmed sufficient ground for registration of an FIR. The order came on the plea filed based on abusive allegations.

According to the woman, when she got pregnant, Mahaakshay made her take some medicine which led to an abortion. The complaint also noted that when Yogita Bali came to know the situation, she threatened the woman with dire consequences and ordered her to end the relationship. The complainant also moved out to Delhi from Mumbai as she feared for her life after threats from Bali and her son.

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The court said investigation by the police was necessary “keeping in view the high and influential status of respondents 1 and 2 being the son and the wife of renowned and veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty”.

“In light of the aforesaid reasoning, I find that in the present case, prima facie, there are sufficient grounds for registration of FIR,” the court said.

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