Shimla Police have booked veteran actor Jeetendra, 75, for allegedly sexually assaulting his cousin 47 years ago.

The Bollywood actor, has been charged of molestation on his cousin’s complaint.

The cousin has alleged that the incident took place in Shimla in January, 1971, when she was 18 and the actor was 28.

Superintendent of Police Omapati Jamwal said an FIR had been filed against the star and investigations into the case were underway.

The woman said that Jeetendra, who is her aunt’s son, had “arranged” for her to join him from New Delhi to Shimla on the sets of a film he was shooting for back in 1971.

She claimed in the complaint that after reaching Shimla at night, the inebriated actor went to her room, joined two twin beds and sexually assaulted her.

The actor denied that any such incident had taken place.

Jeetendra, now 75, is a well-known name in the Hindi film industry. He is also a film producer and has daughter Ekta and son Tusshar with wife Shobhaa

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