Verdict in rape case against ‘Peepli Live’ co-director on July 30

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New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A court here on Saturday fixed July 30 for delivering its judgement in a case of rape allegedly committed by Mahmood Farooqui who is best known as co-director of 2010 Hindi film “Peepli Live”.

Additional Sessions Judge Sanjiv Jain, who was scheduled to pronounce the verdict on Saturday, adjourned it to July 30 as the judgement was not ready.

Delhi Police have accused Farooqui of raping a 35-year-old American woman who belonged to Columbia University and was in India for research for her doctoral thesis.

Farooqui has denied the allegations, saying he was falsely implicated.



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