MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court bench of Justices Sambhaji Shinde and Nizamoodin Jamadar on Thursday granted time till July 1 to the Commissioner of Police, Mumbai to submit his enquiry report into the allegations levelled by a 36-year-old woman, who has alleged that she is being stalked and harassed by some men at the behest of Shiv Sena leader and parliamentarian Sanjay Raut. She claims that Raut is her estranged husband.
Notably, the bench had on Tuesday ordered the top cop to submit a report after enquiring into the allegations as levelled by the woman.
When the matter was called out for hearing on Thursday morning, chief public prosecutor Deepak Thakare for the city police, submitted that the police commissioner needs some more time to complete the enquiry.
"The commissioner of police has called for reports and other documents related to this case. He will inquire and submit a comprehensive report and thus needs some more time," Thakare submitted.
The judges accepted the submission saying it was 'reasonable' and directed for the report to be submitted on July 1.
However, the bench clarified that it won't give additional time again.
Notably, the woman has alleged that she had filed three separate complaints against the men, who stalked her at the behest of Raut. However, she claims that there hasn't been any fruitful outcome.
Trashing all her contentions, Raut through senior counsel Prasad Dhakephalkar had claimed that the woman was a family friend and was like a daughter to him.