Actor Salman Khan booked for hurting religious sentiments

Salman lands in religious controversy
Yavatmal, Sept 12: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was today booked by the police here for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of a community.

The 48-year-old actor was booked under IPC Section 295A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) on the basis of a complaint lodged by one Mohammad Asim Mohammad Arif, a city resident, police said.

According to the complainant, Khan's NGO Being Human had recently organised a fashion show in Mumbai where a model walked down the ramp wearing a T-shirt on which a word was inscribed in Arabic. This hurt the religious sentiment of Muslim community, Arif claimed.

Investigating Officer Dilip Chavan confirmed receiving the complaint and said a probe was on.

"We are investigating the case. The complainant has provided a video clipping of the fashion show," he said.


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