HC ex­pe­dites Shiney’s ap­peal against rape con­vic­tion

Hindustan Times (Patna) - - FRONT PAGE -

MUM­BAI: The Bom­bay High Court has ex­pe­dited an ap­peal filed by ac­tor Shiney Ahuja against a lower court ver­dict sen­tenc­ing him to jail in a rape case af­ter he pleaded that pen­dency of "friv­o­lous con­vic­tion" was tor­ment­ing him and he wanted to start life afresh. Shiney moved the court af­ter he was sen­tenced to 7 years' jail by a fast-track court in March 2011 for raping his maid in 2009 de­spite the vic­tim turn­ing hos­tile dur­ing the trial.

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