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Salman Khan booked for insulting religion

Complaint is about Bigg Boss’ depiction of heaven and hell

13 Tabloid

Hyderabad: Police here Friday booked actor Salman Khan for hurting religious sentiment of Muslims in a TV reality show hosted by him on Colors channel.

A case against Khan and producers of the show “Bigg Boss” for insulting a religion was booked under section 295 of the Indian Penal Code at Falaknuma police station in the old city of Hyderabad.

Police Commissioner Anurag Sharma told reporters that the case was booked on the direction of a city court after a petitioner, in his complaint, alleged that the religious sentiments of Muslims were hurt during the show.

“Before proceeding further with the investigations in the case, we have sought legal opinion with regard to the jurisdiction and culpability,” he said.

The police chief said the petition alleged that the show hurt the religious sentiments by depicting “Jannat” (heaven) and “Jahannum” (hell).

Mohammed Fasihuddin had filed a complaint in the court of VIth Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, which directed police to register a case.

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First of all worthless news.. Second, why now, when the show is comingto an end.. Third, as most have commented, what message is GN trying to pass?

Rajesh A

21 December 2013 18:18jump to comments
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