Actor in disbelief as a man allegedly ran his feet up and down her neck

Zaira Wasim molestation case: Accused arrested after Dangal actor recorded Air Vistara experience

India News Bulletin Desk

Dangal actor Zaira Wasim had a horrid flight as a man allegedly tried to sexually assault her. Posting a video on Instagram, Wasim narrated the unfortunate incident of alleged sexual harassment she experienced on her flight. Travelling from Delhi to Mumbai, 17-year-old Wasim said a man repeatedly moved his foot up and down her neck and back while she was half asleep.

Actor Zaira Wasim
Actor Zaira Wasim

Wasim recorded the incident in Instagram while commenting she couldn’t get the complete picture as it was dark in the flight. she then posted another video, very upset and shocked at her experience.

Following swift investigation, the police have arrested a 39-year-old businessman who is identified as Vikash Sachdev.

Posting on her official Instagram account, Wasim said she was initially unsure what was happening and thought it was because of turbulence. In the video she shared on Instagram, she looked aghast and upset saying: "This is terrible. "No one will help up if we don't decide to help ourselves."

"We are deeply concerned and regret the unfortunate experience Ms Zaira Wasim had onboard our flight," read the official Vistara statement. "Ensuring safety and security of our customers is of paramount importance to us, and we stand firm against any kind of harassment or such behaviour towards any individual." Wasim was on the UK981 flight from Delhi to Mumbai on Saturday night.

The teenager made her debut in 2016 through Aamir Khan starrer all time Bollywood blockbuster and record-breaking film Dangal.

Zaira's fans, supporters, other Bollywood celebrities and many people from the general public have voiced their support for the actor and have demanded swift and strict action from the authorities. 

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