New Delhi: Bollywood film director James John and his producer wife Shobha Barla were arrested by the Amboli Police in a fraud case on Monday.
According to reports, the duo allegedly convinced the complainant to shell out Rs 4.5 crores to invest in an upcoming film project `Rocket the Slave`, but later refused to share any film rights with him.
The accused and the complainant know each other well and the duo had approached him with the film script and asked him to invest in the project, reports further stated.
The film supposedly stars Jackie Shroff, Shakti Kapoor and Dilip Tahil, which is yet to find a release date.
The stunt man turned action director, James, has contributed to a number of Hindi films and is the director of Jackie Shroff starrer `Rocket the Slave`.