A 24-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly posed as a casting director and demanded sexual favors from a Kolkata woman, who claims to have acted in a few Bengali films, promising her a role in a web series, a Mumbai police official said on Tuesday.
The accused, identified as Omprakash Tiwari, had earlier worked with a production house and thus knew the casting process for actors. He falsely claimed on social media that he runs a production house in Mumbai, the official added. Tiwari was arrested by the cyber cell of the Malad Police from Titwala in the neighboring Thane district on Saturday night. The complainant told the Mumbai Police that Tiwari threatened to circulate her private pictures on social media if she refused his sexual demands, the official said.
”The victim met the accused who posed as a casting director on a social media platform. He offered her a role in web series and asked her to send her private photos. After she sent the photos, Tiwari started…