Sandeep Singh, who has co-produced Sarbjit starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Randeep Hooda and Bhoomi featuring Sanjay Dutt, has got embroiled in a sexual assault case. The incident allegedly took place in Mauritius on March 29, 2018. Singh allegedly assaulted a minor from Switzerland at a hotel. Singh was in Mauritius to scout locations for his next film while the minor boy involved was on a holiday with his family.

According to reports, Sandeep Singh befriended the boy who was in the same hotel as Singh.  The two spoke about movies and music while walking on the beach. The two later went to the producer’s room where he reportedly forced the minor into a sexual act. The boy escaped from the room and narrated the episode to his father. The father of the minor reportedly rushed to the reception to look for security but no one was available. The boy’s father also tried to talk to the hotel staff but they did not help the man out, he alleged. Also, by then, the producer had left the hotel premises.

The incident took place on March 29 between 11.30 am and 12.30 pm in Room 221 at the Beachcomber Family Hotel, Troux aux Biches, Mauritius. Sandeep Singh is filmmaker Omung Kumar’s business partner and has also worked with Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the past. He has also co-produced films like the Priyanka Chopra-starrer Mary Kom, Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela and Rowdy Rathore apart from Bhoomi and Sarbjit.