FIR filed against Payal Rohatgi for ‘defamatory’ comments against Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru
A Case has been registered against Actress Payal Rohatgi for her alleged defamatory video against Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and others.
Bigg Boss fame and actress Payal Rohatgi has landed in legal trouble for one of her social media videos. A case has been registered against the actress in Pune, following an FIR against her ‘defamatory’ clip.
According to ANI, Payal Rohatgi is facing a case for allegedly using objectionable words against Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi & Rajiv Gandhi in a video shared on social media, under sections 153 (a), 500, 505(2) and 34 of IPC.
According to several reports, Pune District Congress general secretary Sangeeta Tiwari had lodged a complaint with Shivajinagar police in this regard. Also Read-When Nandish Sandhu Made Shocking Revelation On Rashami Desai’s miscarriage: ‘She never conceived’
“Payal Rohatgi has repeatedly made derogatory comments about the Nehru Gandhi family. We came across one such post, which we believe has been made recently. Subsequently, the office-bearers of the Pune City Congress committee, including Ramesh Bagwe, Mohan Joshi, Datta Bahirat, Sangeeta Tiwari and myself, met senior police officials from the cyber crime cell. A formal complaint in the case was given by Sangeet Tiwari. The police have acted on it and a case has been registered at Shivaji Nagar police station,” Indian Express quoted Pune City Congress spokesperson Ramesh Iyer as saying.
Last year too Payal Rohatgi made headlines when she was detained by the police in Rajasthan. She had landed in trouble for her social media video, wherein she allegedly made defamatory comments on former Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, his father Motilal Nehru, and the entire Nehru family. Also Read-Baiju Bawra: Alia Bhatt And Ranveer Singh To Begin Shooting In A Month?
According to ANI, Charmesh Sharma, Youth Congress leader had then filed a complaint against Payal under under sections 66 and 67 of the IT Act, however she was later granted bail by a local court in Bundi, Rajasthan. Also Read-What Samantha Akkineni Said About Alia Bhatt, Anushka Sharma, Kareena Kapoor Khan; Watch Video
Payal Rohatgi made her acting debut in 2002 with the film ‘Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai?’ She was later seen on reality TV shows like ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi 2’ and ‘Bigg Boss 2’.
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