Upcoming director Chalapati arrested, actor Srujan on the run
Vijayawada: An upcoming actress from Hyderabad faced attempts of sexual assault by a prospective director and actor in her car. The incident reportedly took place whey they were all going to a shooting location at Bhimavaram Monday night.
Acting on the complaint, Vijayawada Police have arrested upcoming director Chalapati while the actor Srujan is on the run. Vijayawada Police are on the look out for him.
The woman said they were all supposed to leave for Bhimavaram by train for a shooting of supposedly forthcoming film but at the last moment Chalapati and Srujan suggested they all go in her car.
“We were supposed to be at Bhimavaram by the night of Aug 13 undertaking a train journey. But the director and hero forced me to bring my car at the last moment. During our journey, they tried to sexually assault me in the car when we reached Nidamanuru. When I protested, they slapped me repeatedly. In the scuffle, the car driven by Chalapati hit a lorry moving ahead. My car was also fully damaged,” she told journalists at the police station.
The police have registered a case and are investigating. After lodging a complaint, she left the police station along with her friends and relatives. “I hope the police will do justice for me,” she said, while leaving the police station.