MUMBAI: Mumbai Police on Wednesday issued notices to Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel, asking them to look earlier than cops subsequent week to file their statements in reference to a case filed in opposition to them for allegedly selling enmity between communities by means of their remarks, an official mentioned.
The Bandra Metropolitan Justice of the Peace’s court docket had on Saturday ordered the police to research a grievance filed by Munawwar Ali Sayyed, a Bollywood casting director and health coach, which referred to Ranaut’s and her sister’s tweets and different statements.
On the instructions of the court docket, Bandra Police had registered a First Info Report in opposition to Ranaut and her sister beneath IPC sections 153A (selling enmity between totally different teams on grounds of faith, race, and so forth), 295A (deliberate acts hurting spiritual sentiments) and 124-A (sedition), 34 (widespread intention), the police official mentioned.
“Now we have issued notices to Ranaut and her sister, asking them to look earlier than the police in reference to the FIR registered in opposition to them. They’ve been requested to stay current on Monday and Tuesday,” he mentioned.
Within the grievance submitted earlier than the court docket, Sayyed had alleged that Ranaut has been defaming Bollywood for the final two months by calling it a “hub of nepotism”, “favouritism”, and so forth, by means of her tweets and tv interviews.
She additionally tweeted “very objectionable” feedback, which not solely damage his spiritual sentiments, but additionally the sentiments of many artists and he or she was making an attempt to divide artists on communal traces, the complainant had alleged.