Shiney Ahuja remanded to judicial custody till July 2

June 18th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI  

Shiney Ahuja Mumbai, June 18 (ANI): Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja, who has been accused of raping his maid at his residence on Saturday, was on Thursday remanded to judicial custody till July 2 by a local Mumbai court.

The actor is not entitled to apply for bail. This order from the Andheri court comes after he was earlier remanded in police custody for three days.

The Public prosecution had earlier said they would seek extension of the actor’s custody adding there was enough evidence to prove the actor guilty.

Earlier, medical reports had confirmed that Ahuja’s maid was indeed raped. Hewill undergo DNA test.

The police arrested Ahuja on Monday after preliminary medical tests on the girl confirmed sexual assault.

A forensic team visited the actor’s house in suburban Oshiwara, where the alleged offence was committed, to try and obtain more evidence from the spot. The house was sealed by the police later.

Ahuja was questioned for the third day in succession by police even as police was contemplating to subject him to DNA test to gather corroborative evidence.

On Tuesday, Mumbai police said the actor had admitted to making a ‘mistake’ by having ‘consensual sex’ with the maid who has levelled allegations of rape against him. (ANI)

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