Actor Kiku Sharda of 'Comedy Nights' arrested for mimicking Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim

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Mumbai, Jan 13: Actor Kiku Sharda, alias Palak of Comedy Nights with Kapil, has been arrested on Wednesday for mimicking Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in the TV show.

The popular TV actor has been sent to 14 days judicial custody in Kaithal, Haryana, for imitating self-styled godman Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

Comedy Nights' 'Palak' arrested

"I am an artist who is given a role, a getup and told what to do. I've already apologised, I didn't want to hurt anyone's sentiments," Kiku Sharda told media persons on Wednesday.

The actor said he was simply following a script if he has hurt anyone's religious sentiments. The actor also said that it is the responsibility of the channel to edit objectionable contents.

"I did not mean to hurt anyone's religious sentiments. I am sorry, I was just following a script. Usually if some objectionable word comes out while performing, it's edited by the channel. This is also channel's responsibility.

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