Peepli Live co-director Mahmood Farooqui found guilty of raping an American woman!

On August 2, the sentence will be decided…

This news indeed has come as a shocker. Peepli Live’s co-director Mahmood Farooqui has been convicted of rape. ANI reports, “Delhi’s Saket court convicts Peepli Live co-director Mahmood Farooqui for raping a 35 year old American woman in 2015”.

Reportedly, last year on September 9, the court had begun the trial under section 376 of Indian Penal Code against Mahmood Farooqui. However Farooqui had denied all the charges framed against him. The police on June 2015 had filed an FIR against the co director of Peepli Live on the complaint of a woman after which he was arrested.

Later on June 29,  a charge sheet was filed against the filmmaker alleging he had raped the 35-year-old research scholar from Columbia University at his Sukhdev Vihar house in South Delhi on March 28.

The Delhi Saket court has convicted him for raping the 35 year old American woman and has fixed an argument on the case on August 2, 2016. The quantum of punishment will also be decided on that particular day. Stay tuned with Bollywoodlife for all the latest Bollywood news..

— ANI (@ANI_news) July 30, 2016

Delhi’s Saket Court fixes August 2 for arguments on quantum of sentence.

— ANI (@ANI_news) July 30, 2016

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