Mumbai Police has booked Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh on charges of spreading obscenity and other charges after nude pictures of him were published in a New York-based magazine and later went viral on social media networks.
Advocate Vedika Choubey told IANS: “I have filed a complaint with my husband Abhishek Choubey’s NGO on Monday with Chembur police on this issue.
The Police Have Taken Cognizance and Registered An FIR on the Plea of the NGO.”
Among other things, the couple has argued that Singh’s photographs hurt the sentiments and dignity of the women, who follow the actor on various social media networks.
Ranveer, who posted the pictures on his Instagram account, was followed by celebrities including TMC Lok Sabha MP Mimi Chakraborty and filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma objecting to it.
Following a written complaint by the Choubey couple, the Chembur police booked the Indian Penal Code sections 292 (sale of obscene books etc.), 293 (sale of obscene material to youth), 509 (saying words with intent to outrage the dignity of a woman). , indicating or doing an act) and an FIR has been registered under the provisions of the Information Technology Act.
The complainant alleged that the actor has hurt the sentiments of women in general and has hurt their sentiments through his photographs.
The complainants claimed that Singh was paid crores of rupees for his photo shoots as well as social media and demanded appropriate action against the actor at the cost of polluting the social environment.
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