Former 'Bigg Boss' inmate Ajaz Khan arrested for posting objectionable video

WION Web Team New Delhi Jul 18, 2019, 08.33 PM(IST)

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Ajaz Khan has been arrested Mumbai Cyber Police for posting objectionable videos promoting communal hatred, an official told ANI. The actor was arrested on Wednesday.

Actor and former Bigg Boss inmate Ajaz Khan has been arrested Mumbai Cyber Police for posting objectionable videos promoting communal hatred, an official told ANI. The actor was arrested on Wednesday.

Spokesperson of Mumbai Police stated that the Cyber Police had received complaints along with some videos which had gone viral on social media. "It was found that Ajaz Khan has created/uploaded these videos with objectionable content mainly promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, etc. and create hatred among public at large," said the police. Further probe is underway in the matter.

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He has been charged under several sections of the Indian Penal Code and IT Act Sec. 67 which can attract a jail term of five years and/or fine of Rs 5,00,000.

This is not Ajaz's first brush with the law. Before this, in October 2018, anti-Narcotics Cell arrested the actor from a hotel in Mumbai for allegedly possessing banned psychoactive drugs. 

Then in 2016, he was arrested and released on bail on charges of sending obscene pictures and lewd messages to a beautician.