Rakhi Sawant’s brother arrested for molesting actress


Rakhi Sawant’s brother Rakesh Sawant was booked in sexual harassment case. TV actress Ritu Khanna of Jhansi Ki Rani, Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki, Shankuntala and Crime Patrol has filed molestation case against Rakesh Sawant. Rakesh Sawant was arrested by the police following the complaint.

The incident took place last night when Ritu Khanna went to a coffee shop with her boyfriend Rohit Kapoor at Lokhandwala. Rakesh was already present there with his group of friends. According to Ritu, Rakesh started passing lewd comments on her and also tried to click her photo with his mobile phone.

Ritu’s boyfriend said that there was another couple who was sitting in the coffee shop and Rakesh did the same thing with them. The couple had complained to the manager about Rakesh before they entered the cafe.

Ritu’s boyfriend also added that when he saw Rakesh clicking his girlfriend’s picture, he couldn’t control his anger and immediately called up the police after which Rakesh was taken into police custody.

According to sources, Rakesh was under the influence of alcohol when he visited the coffee shop shop at 11.30 pm on Friday with his few friends. The actress filed a complaint at Oshiwara Police station at 3 am on Saturday. “She has stated that Rakesh ordered a coffee, and after a few minutes, he, along with his friends, passed lewd comments at her. They even tried to click her photographs from their cell phones,” said Senior PI Subhash Khanvilkar.

Police has recorded the statement of both the parties and have registered a complaint against Rakesh for misbehaving.

Later, Rakesh was released on bond after he pleaded innocence. Police is investigating the case and acquired the CCTV footage of the coffee shop.

“These are completely false allegations. She is trying to use Rakhi and my name to gain publicity,” Rakesh told ABP News.