NEW DELHI: Mukesh Singh, convicted in the Nirbhaya’s gangrape was allegedly paid Rs 40,000 by makers of the film India’s Daughter.
According to a report by Navbharat Times, it says that Leslee Udwin tried many unsuccessful attempts to interview Singh. And finally after receiving permission from the Ministry of Home Affairs and Tihar Jail with the help of a person name Khullar.
An investigation by the times in the Tihar Jail found that Mukesh Singh demanded Rs 2 Lakh initially and later negotiated for Rs 40,000. The money was reportedly delivered to Mukesh’s family.
The documentary "India's Daughter", by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin, that carries an interview with Mukesh, one of the six men who brutally raped a 23-year-old woman on December 16, 2012. The documentary has kicked up a storm in India, resulting in a ban across the country.