'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqui had forced himself on the American researcher, court told

New Delhi: Mahmood Farooqui, co-director of Bollywood film "Peepli Live" who is facing trial for the alleged rape of an American woman researcher, had forced himself upon the woman, a mutual friend told a court
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IANS October 06, 2015 23:11 IST

New Delhi: Mahmood Farooqui, co-director of Bollywood film "Peepli Live" who is facing trial for the alleged rape of an American woman researcher, had forced himself upon the woman, a mutual friend told a court here on Tuesday.

Danish Hussain, who introduced the American woman to Farooqui, told Additional Sessions Judge Sanjiv Jain that the woman sent him a mobile text message saying she was sexually assaulted by the filmmaker.

Hussain testified as a prosecution witness in the case.

Recording of statements of prosecution witnesses would continue on Wednesday.

Also read: US woman testifies in rape case against 'Peepli Live' director Mahmood Farooqui

Delhi Police have charge-sheeted Farooqui for allegedly raping the 35-year-old American national. The woman, pursuing PhD from Columbia University, was in India for research work.

Farooqui is in judicial custody since June 20.

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