Case Filed on SRK for Damaging Railway Property During Raees PromotionFebruary 15, 2017 15:56
"Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has been booked for allegedly ‘rioting’ and ‘damaging’ railway property during the promotion of his film ‘Raees’ at Kota Railway station", a Government Railway Police official said today.
A case was filed against the actor by the GRP on the command of a railway court, which heard a plea of a vendor at Kota railway station.
In his complaint, Vikram Singh claimed that "on January 23, when Khan arrived at Kota railway station during the promotion of ‘Raees,’ ruckus was created by his fans."
Singh also alleged that "Khan while standing at the gate of the coach of August Kranti Rajdhani Express train threw something at the public and they rushed to grab it, and in the melee, his trolley overturned and items on it were damaged and he also got injured."
According to one of the vendors complaint, a case was registered against Shah Rukh Khan under sections 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of Rs 50), 120(b) (criminal conspiracy), 147 (rioting), 149 (every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed) and 160 (committing affray) of IPC.
"Under sections 145 (nuisance) and 146 (obstructing railway servant in his duties) of Railway Act, and section 3 (mischief causing damage to public property0 of the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act", he said.
An investigation has been launched into the matter.
BY M. DIVYA SRI