Shah Rukh Khan’s driver has been arrested by Bandra police yesterday over charges of raping a minor on pretext of getting her a job in the actor’s home.
The minor who hails from Latur accused the driver of luring her with a dream offer getting to work inside Shah Rukh Khan’s house.
She has been presently working as a maid in Salman Khan’s ex-Sangeeta Bijlani’s. Minor accuses driver Rajendra Kumar Gautam aka Pintu Mishra, a resident of Andheri (East) of falsely taking the girl to a hotel at Nallasopara on pretext of offering a job in the actor’s house.
Police has arrested the accused and is investigating the matter. According to police, the minor arrived in Mumbai five months ago and started working at Sangeeta Bijlani’s residence.
Alleged driver was in regular contact with the minor until June 20, the day he took her to the hotel and threatened her with dire consequences if she discusses it with anyone.
The girl however took the courageous step of filing a case with the Bandra police station, “The girl was inconsolable and traumatized. She has no one here in Mumbai and is the only earning member of her family”, says police official
The accused as of now has been charged under Section 376 (Rape) of the IPC.
He will be produced in the Sessions Court today. “The driver arrested has nothing to do with SRK or his family. He has driven the car for the kids on a few occasions. Otherwise, he drives one of the vehicles that are part of Khan’s convoy”, said a source close to SRK.