Producer Tutu Nayak gets bail in lady journalist assault case


Bhubaneswar: A Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court here Wednesday granted bail to Odia film producer Sanjay Nayak, aka Tutu Nayak. who was arrested on charges of slapping and abusing a woman journalist November 4.

After the court accepted his bail petition, Nayak was released from Jharpada jail in the evening.

The producer was arrested Saturday for allegedly slapping and hurling abusive words at the female journalist while she was at a theatre here covering an event a day before his arrest.

After receiving a complaint from the scribe, a case was registered against Nayak under IPC Sections 341 (wrongful restraint), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 294 (use of obscene words in public place) and 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of the IPC.

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