New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Tuesday recorded the statements of various witnesses including Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, director Mahesh Bhatt and others, in connection with a man and his company IMG Ventures which was allegedly blackmailing and sexually assaulting several women on the pretext of modelling opportunities.
The NCW recorded the statements of witnesses during the online hearing and will now be preparing a report based on its findings.
According to the complaint, one Sunny Verma, promoter of IMG Ventures, has been allegedly blackmailing and sexually assaulting several women on the pretext of modeling opportunities.
The complaint further alleged that to make it look genuine, his company had also been charging an entry fee of Rs 2950. Once the girls applied, female accomplices of Sunny Verma allegedly suggested to submit their nude pictures in order to get better ranking in the contest.
The complaint further claimed that once Sunny used to establish a physical relationship with the girls, he used to blackmail them for regular sexual favours and many girls from across the country have suffered a sexual and mental assault at the hands of Sunny and his accomplices.