Case registered against actor, director Mahesh Manjrekar under POCSO in MumbaiAuthor: Yuvi February 23, 2022
New Delhi: A case has been registered against actor and director Mahesh Manjrekar at Mahim police station in Mumbai for allegedly showing obscene scenes with minor children in a Marathi film. The police gave this information on Wednesday.
A case has been registered under IPC section 292, 34, section 14 of POCSO and section 67, 67B of IT.
Earlier, Mumbai’s sessions court had directed registration of an FIR and initiation of a probe into the matter following a petition filed by social activist Seema Deshpande, about alleged obscene scenes in a Marathi film involving children. Which is a violation of POCSO Act. Seema’s lawyer Prakash Salsingikar told that the court had ordered an inquiry under section 153 (3) of CrPC.
No arrest has been made so far in the case. The matter is being further investigated.