Om Puri's legal battle continues; ABVP worker files compaint against actor on sedition charge


Oct,06 2016 14:43:24 IST

Jaipur: Another complaint has been filed against actor Om Puri at Gandhi Nagar police station here for allegedly disrespecting Indian soldiers during a television show.

Om Puri. News18

Om Puri. News18

The complaint was filed by Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) worker Shankar Gora on Wednesday, ASI Subhash Chand said.

The complainant alleged that the actor had insulted the Indian soldiers by passing derogatory remarks and that a case of sedition be filed against him, he said.

We are looking into the complaint, Chand said, adding that no FIR has been registered in this regard.

A complaint was filed against the actor at Andheri police station in Mumbai on 4 October.

A TV channel had called Puri to join a debate about the Indian Motion Pictures Producers Association's (IMPPA)
indefinite ban on Pakistani artistes from working in Indian projects after the Uri attack.

As per the complaint, the 65-year-old actor had said, "Who had asked soldiers to join the Army? Who told them to
pick the weapons?"

Updated Date: Oct 06, 2016 14:43 PM