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Rani kin in molest fracas

Mumbai, Oct. 15: Actress Rani Mukherji’s brother Raja was arrested from his Andheri home last night after an aspiring director accused him of molestation.

The 40-year-old victim in her complaint to police said she wanted to direct a film with Rani in the lead and was told by an acquaintance to approach the 43-year-old Raja.

The victim then got in touch with Raja and they decided to meet on Sunday to discuss the script.

In her statement, the victim said Raja picked her up from Andheri and they decided to go to a coffee shop to discuss the script. But he drove past the shop and allegedly grabbed her and tried to kiss her, the police said.

“The victim got down from the car and went home. She narrated the entire incident to her parents, following which they filed a complaint,” said an investigating officer.

The police said the victim was from Mumbai and had worked in the television industry in a senior post. Raja has been granted bail on a surety of Rs 10,000.