FIR filed against Shah Rukh Khan for damaging railway property in Kota during Raees promotions

PTI

Feb,15 2017 10:34 24 IST

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.

The case was registered against the actor on 13 February by the GRP on the direction of a railway court, which heard a plea of a vendor at Kota railway station.

A screenshot of a still from Shahrukh Khan -starrer film Raees

A screenshot of a still from Shahrukh Khan -starrer film Raees

In his complaint, Vikram Singh alleged that on January 23, when Khan arrived at Kota railway station during promotion of Raees, ruckus was created by his fans, the SHO of GRP police station said.

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.

On the vendors complaint, the 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.

Investigation into the matter has been initiated.