The Bombay High Court has granted bail to actor Shiney Ahuja in the rape case of his maid. Ahuja made surety payment of Rs 50,000 to the sessions court.
The actor was sentenced to seven years in jail by a Mumbai court on March 30, 2011. Shiney Ahuja was convicted of rape, criminal intimidation and holding his maid hostage.
The maid had earlier turned hostile. The Court convicted the actor after taking into account victim’s confession under section 164 before a magistrate.