Nude pics: Mumbai Police books Ranveer Singhtext_fields
Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh has been booked by the Mumbai Police for obscenity and other charges after his nude photos appeared in a New York-based magazine, which went viral on social media, IANS reported.
Lawyer Vedika Chaube, who filed a complaint, told IANS, "I have filed the complaint along with my husband Abhishek Chaubey's NGO on the issue with the Chembur police on Monday. The police have taken cognizance and registered a first information report on the NGO's plea."
The Chaubey couple had claimed that the nude photos of Ranveer hurt the sensitivities and modesty of many women who are the actor's followers on various social media platforms.
Following the Chaubey couple's written complaint, the Chembur police have lodged the FIR invoking Indian Penal Code Sections 292, 293 and 509, dealing with obscenity and actions intended to insult the modesty of a woman, plus Information Technology Act's Section 67(A).
Ranveer Singh's photos appeared on his Instagram in July 22, gathering enormous attention and getting likes and trolls alike. Prominent personalities like Trinamool Congress MP Mimi Chakraborty and film-maker Ram Gopal Verma reacted to the photos.
The complainants claimed that Singh had been paid crores of rupees for his photo shoot as well as the social media at the cost of polluting the social environment and sought appropriate action against the actor.
According to the complainant's claims, Ranveer got paid in crores for his photo shoot as well as the social media at the cost of polluting the social environment. She sought appropriate action against the actor.