New Delhi: Famous comedian Khyali Saharan has been convicted of raping a 25-year-old woman in a hotel room here, police said on Thursday.
A case was registered against the comedian at the Mansarovar police station here on Tuesday based on a complaint filed by a woman.
According to the police, the incident took place on Monday when the comedian allegedly “drunk” raped a woman in a hotel room in Mansarovar district on the pretext of helping her get a job.
Sandeep Yadav, Sub-Inspector at Mansarovar police station said, “A case under IPC Section 376 (rape) has been registered against the comedian following a complaint lodged by the woman. The matter is being investigated.”
According to the police, the woman from Sriganganagar worked as a marketing manager in the company. Along with another woman, he contacted the comedian almost a month ago, seeking help with work matters.
As per police, Khyali booked two rooms in the hotel, one for himself and the other for two women. The comedian consumed beer and forcibly asked women to drink beer. Later, one of the women left the room and raped the other woman, police said.
About Khyali Saharan
Khayali Saharan is a comedian and laugh master from Rajasthan, India. He succeeds in the laugh challenge and later became known for his rib-tickling comedy.
He has represented Jaipur in several state level comedy competitions. He also anchored television shows. He participated in two sitcoms – The Great Indian Laughter Challenge on Star One and Comedy Circus on Sony Entertainment Television.
He was one of the contestants of SAB Television’s comedy series Comedy Ka King Kau.
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