An upcoming actress from the Telugu film fraternity has lodged a complaint against director Chalapathi and actor Srujan Today. She filed a police complaint accusing both of attempt rape. The complaint was lodged at the Patamala police station in Vijayawada. In the complaint, the actress claimed that both of them took her in a car on the pretext of going for a shoot in Bheemavaram. But on the way, they attempted to rape her in the car.
The actress was supposed to reach Bheemavaram on August 13 via rail, but the duo insisted that they travel by road. As they almost approached Vijayawada, they began touching her inappropriately and assaulting her. They proceeded to throw her in the back seat and began driving fast so she doesn’t escape. But luckily, the vehicle collided with a lorry and the actress managed to escape. She immediately sent her location to friends who came to her rescue.The actress further stated that the duo urged her against lodging a complaint, even going as far as blackmailing her about it. They
The actress further stated that the duo urged her against lodging a complaint, even going as far as blackmailing her about it. They apologized, but threatened her that her career would be spoilt were she to lodge a complaint. Following the complaint, the director has been taken into custody, but Srujan is on the run.
The police have registered a case, charging the accused with Section 279 of the IPC, for rash driving and damaging a woman’s vehicle.