**Bhubaneswar: ** A victim of casting couch has filed a complaint against an Odia film producer with the Mahila Police Station here in the capital city and police has been investigating into the case.
On Friday, Mahila Police recorded her statement under Section 161 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) and the complainant was taken for the mandatory medical examination as she has levelled sexual exploitation since long.
While no arrest has been made in this case, Mahila Police Station has registered a case basing on the FIR of the victim girl under Sections 417, 323, 354(C) , 506 and 509 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
While the accused film producer has been named in the FIR as Pramod Swain, it has been alleged that he has been sexually exploiting her on the pretext of casting her in the upcoming film and also promising money.
Police Commissioner Y.B. Khurania informed, “A case has been registered in the Mahila Police Station and investigation has commenced. Action will be taken as per the CrPC provisions.”