Trouble for Ness Wadia: Driver alleges abuse, assault; police records statement against Preity

FP Staff

May 20, 2016 11:24:11 IST

A non-cognisable (NC) offence has been registered against industrialist Ness Wadia for allegedly abusing and assaulting his driver, police said on Thursday.


Ness Wadia and Preity Zinta. Image from PTI.

According to the complainant, Ness had asked the driver to cover the distance between Parel in Central Mumbai to Fort in South Mumbai within ten minutes last evening, a senior officer said. The distance is tentatively 24 km.

The complainant stated that as he could not cover the distance within ten minutes as directed, Wadia abused him and also beat him up.

The driver, whose name is withheld by police, approached MRA Marg police station and lodged a complaint against Wadia.

Meanwhile, Ness Wadia has also recorded his statement with the Mumbai police on Thursday, against molestation and intimidation charge filed by actress Preity Zinta. According to this Quint report, He has reportedly denied any allegations levelled against him.

(With inputs from agencies)

Updated Date: May 20, 2016 11:28 AM