MUMBAI: A 31-year-old woman was allegedly threatened with gangrape over her mobile phone by a caller, who claimed himself to be the bodyguard of Bollywood actor Salman Khan at Bandra here, police said today.
Based on the complaint filed by the woman, Khar police registered an offence under IPC section 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), senior police inspector Ramchandra Jadhav of Khar Police said.
"As per the complaint, the victim, who runs a non-profit organisation (NGO), received the call on her mobile phone yesterday afternoon by a person, who claimed himself to be the bodyguard of actor Salman Khan, and threatened her with gangrape," senior police inspector Ramchandra Jadhav said.
According to the woman, the caller also used abusive language against her, he said.
"We are investigating from which number the victim received the threat call and also verifying, who is using that number," he said.
So far, nobody has been arrested, Jadhav said adding that further investigation into the case is on.