Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Actress Rakhi Sawant Arrested over Valmiki comments?


According to latest reports on social media, Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant arrested by Punjab Police on TTuesday. She is arrested over the case filed against her for making derogatory remarks against sage Valmiki, who wrote the mythological Hindu epic ‘Ramayana.’  The case was lodged by Narinder Adiya, an advocate against the 38-year-old actress in July 2016 .

A local court in Ludhiana had issued an arrest warrant against on the basis of a complaint filed against her for hurting religious sentiments of the Valmiki community with her comments on a TV programme. But Sawant had failed to appear before the court during the hearing held on March 9 despite the court issuing her repeated summons. The next hearing of the case is scheduled for April 10.

Ludhiana commissioner of police Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh Said to news agency ANI that, “Non bailable warrant had been issued by Ludhiana court against Rakhi Sawant, Ludhiana police has gone to Mumbai”. “There is no confirmation on her arrest” He added.
Earlier today, Sawant told ANI that she did not know about the complaint filed against her. “I did not receive any notice or summon in regard to the warrant. I too got to know from the media this morning that police is coming to arrest me, because allegedly I told something wrong against sage Valmiki. I respect him and Valmiki community a lot. I don’t know why I am being targeted,” she said.

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