Mahmood Farooqui, husband of Bollywood film director Anusha Rizvi, has been arrested by the Delhi Police on rape charges. Farooqui has been sent to judicial custody for six days.
According to reports, a US woman had filed a complaint against Rizvi, co-director of the movie Peepli Live, on June 19 in South Delhi's New Friends Colony police station. He was arrested the same day produced before a court which sent him to judicial custody for six days.
A case under IPC's Section 376 has been registered against Farooqui, who is the husband of Anusha Rizvi who directed Peepli Live. The movie was produced by Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan.