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Shahrukh Khan's driver arrested for raping a minor

In a shocking incident Bollywood Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's driver was arrested by Mumbai's Bandra police yesterday on charges of raping a minor. The 17-year-old victim is said to be working as a maid at the house of a Bollywood actress.

Rajendrakumar Gautam, the accused is a resident of Andheri in Mumbai and is said to be in his early 30s. The victim has alleged that the accused befriended her on the pretext of offering her a job and then lured her to a hotel in Nallasopara, a western suburb of Mumbai, where he raped her.

The 17-year-old survivor, according to her police complaint, came to Mumbai five months ago from her hometown, Latur, where her mother stays. A few days later she got absorbed as a maid in the house of the actress.

Gautam, according to the report, managed to get hold of the girl’s mobile phone number and called her up on June 18. He lured her with the promise of getting a better job for her at a high salary at a superstar's house.

He even took the survivor her to Shah Rukh Khan's bungalow once. On Gautam's insistence she quit her job on June 20.

On the day of the incident, the girl met Gautam at Bandra where they spent some time and then Gautam took her to Nallasopara in the afternoon on the pretext of showing her his house.

But once at Nallasopra instead of his residence he took her to a hotel, telling her that his family members won't allow her into the house. According to the police report, Gautam then raped her in the hotel room. The traumatised girl somehow managed to came back to her house and filed a police complaint against Gautam on Wednesday.