A special POCSO court here on Thursday (April 18) accepted a police closure report giving clean chit to all five accused, including actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, in a molestation case filed by his estranged wife Aaliya. Special judge Ritesh Sachdeva accepted the closure report after Aaliya did not appear in court for her reply despite being given the opportunity several times. Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Estranged Wife Aaliya Siddiqui Summoned by UP Court Over Molestation Case.

Government counsel Pradeep Balyan told PTI that Aliya had filed a molestation case against Siddiqui and his four family members, alleging that the actor's brother Minazuddin allegedly molested a minor in 2012 while others had supported him. According to the prosecution, the FIR was lodged in Mumbai and later shifted to Budhana police station in Muzaffarnagar in 2020. Nawazuddin Siddiqui Files Rs 100 Crore Defamation and Harassment Case Against Ex Wife Aaliya and Brother Shamas.

After investigation, police filed a closure report in the case, giving a clean chit to Siddiqui, his mother Mehrunisa and brothers Faizuddin, Ayazuddin and Minazuddin. The court had earlier issued notice to Aaliya asking her to appear before it to reply on the clean chit given to Siddiqui and others in the case by the police.