The 39-year-old senior executive of an entertainment company, Vikas Sachdeva who was accused of molesting actress Zaira Wasim on-board a Delhi-Mumbai Vistara flight, has been sent to judicial custody till December 22.
The defendant Mumbai’s Dindoshi session court passed the order, after Mumbai police produced the accused in court and sought to extend the custody of Sachdeva as the statements of passengers and the victim were yet to be recorded.
Meanwhile, the defense counsel argued that Sachdeva has co-operated with police in the investigation, and filed a bail plea which will be heard on December 15.
Sachdeva’s lawyer told to investigators that accused was quick to apologize to the actress as his foot touched her accidentally when he was sleeping throughout the journey.
The accused was arrested on Sunday by Mumbai’s Sahar Police for allegedly molesting 17-year-old Zaira Wasim, on-board Air Vistara.
This whole incident came to spotlight when Zaira shared the trauma she had to go through the molestation in an Instagram story.
Our whole nation has come together to support the minor actress on social media.Here’s how people are reacting on Twitter.
SHAME N It’s ALARMING 😠😠😡
In Flight… All this happened…
It could happen with anybody, this time #ZairaWasim was there.. Next could be anyone.
I am SHOCKED by seeing @ZairaWasimmm ‘s Insta video 😡@airvistara you should look into the matter with STRICT action.#RjAlok pic.twitter.com/Idg1USpCFS
— RJ ALOK (@OYERJALOK) December 10, 2017
— Shan (@iamzishi) December 10, 2017
On Delhi-Mumbai flight, Zaira the ‘Dangal’ actress claimed to be assaulted which is hurting her spirit. Please have some respect of her emotions. Harassment can lead to depression.
— Tanuj Singh (@TheTanuj10) December 10, 2017