Police Move Sessions Court for Custody of Rakhi Sawant’s Husband

The Mumbai police has approached a sessions court here after a magistrate refused them the custody of Bollywood actor Rakhi Sawant’s husband Adil Durrani in an alleged case of domestic violence.

In a review petition filed before the Dindoshi court, police said medical examination of the accused was necessary as he has been accused under Indian Penal Code section 377 (unnatural sex).

Durrani was arrested on February 7 after Sawant filed a complaint accusing him of assault, taking away money and jewellery from her flat without her knowledge and performing unnatural sex, among other things

She had first got registered a First Information Report for assault and taking money and jewellery. Later, in her statement, Sawant accused Durani of offence under section 377 too.

Durrani was produced before a Metropolitan Magistrate’s court on February 7 which sent him in judicial custody while denying police’s request for remand.

In a related development, on Tuesday Sawant, represented by advocate Ashok Sarogi and Jay Yadav, opposed Durani’s bail application, before the magistrate’s court.

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