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Cops close sexual harassment probe against Nana Patekar; claim not enough evidence

Tanushree had filed an FIR against Nana accusing him of misbehaving with her and touching her inappropriately on the sets of the film Horn Ok Pleassss

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Published: 13th June 2019

The Mumbai Police has found ‘not enough evidence’ to prosecute Nana Patekar in the sexual harassment case lodged against him by Tanushree Dutta. In October last year, Tanushree had filed an FIR against Nana accusing him of misbehaving with her and touching her inappropriately on the sets of the film Horn Ok Pleassss, in 2008. In a series of interviews, the actor had called out Nana for his alleged misconduct, which is credited with initiating the #MeToo movement in Bollywood.

As per the buzz, the suburban Oshiwara Police on Wednesday tabled a ‘B Summary’ report before a metropolitan magistrate. A ‘B Summary’ report is submitted when the police cannot find prima facie evidence against an accused.

Meanwhile, Tansushree’s lawyer Nitin Satpute has claimed that there are yet to receive official communication from the police, and will be challenging the closure report if need be.

“If police file a B or C classification of the summary report, that cannot be final. We can oppose before the court and if after hearing the court satisfies then again it can be directed to the police for reinvestigation or further investigations,” Nitin said in a statement.

Tanushree shared, “Our witnesses have been silenced by intimidation and fake witnesses have been put forth to weaken the case. What was the rush to file a B summary report when all of my witnesses have not even recorded their statements yet? I'm neither shocked nor surprised. Being a woman in India this is something we all have got used to.” She added she still hopes to 'get justice' and encouraged others to 'continue to expose these creeps'. 

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