Peepli Live Co Director Accused of Rape is Innocent


Mumbai: Mahmood Farooqui, Co-Director of Peepli Live who is facing a trial on the charge of raping an American woman, on November 16 denied the allegations  against him and said that he has been falsely implicated in the case.

Mahmood Farooqui has been accused of raping a 35-year-old American who was  pursuing a PhD from Columbia University was came to India for research.

He has neither sexually assaulted nor forced himself upon the women said Additional Sessions Judge Sanjiv Jain.

The court concluded the recording of his statement in the case and fixed December 3 for next hearing.