Trouble for Ness Wadia: Driver alleges abuse, assault; police records statement against Preity
A non-cognisable (NC) offence has been registered against industrialist Ness Wadia for allegedly abusing and assaulting his driver
A non-cognisable (NC) offence has been registered against industrialist Ness Wadia for allegedly abusing and assaulting his driver, police said on Thursday.
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)
Sundar Raman, CEO of IPL who denied being present at the IPL auctions in Bangalore where Zinta and Wadia had an argument.
However, not everyone is convinced that Zinta had any real reason to worry. Zinta's critics took to Twitter to attribute motive to her behaviour and mostly seemed to echo Wadia's sentiments.
Actress-producer Preity Zinta,returned to India from the US. She declined to speak to the media and appealed to them to not seek any comment from her.