A court in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar has given clean chit to Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and four of his family members in a child molestation case.
The court has given clean chit to Nawazuddin Siddiqui, his brothers Minazuddin, Fayazuddin, Ayazuddin and his mother Mehrunissa.
Special POCSO Court judge Sanjiv Kumar Tiwari has asked the police to file a closure report and produce the complainant before court.
The complaint was filed by Nawazuddin’s estranged wife in Muzaffarnagar against him and his family members. As per the complaint, Minazuddin Siddiqui molested a minor family member in 2012 and the other family members allegedly supported him.
Nawazuddin’s wife had accused her in-laws of assaulting her and a minor child in the family.
The FIR was filed in 2020 under Section 354, Section 323, Section 504, and Section 506 of the Indian Penal Code and under Section 8, Section 12 and Section 21 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.