Journalist files complaint against Salman Khan, accuses him of assault

WION Web Team Mumbai Jun 26, 2019, 08.46 AM(IST)

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The case has been filed before the Metropolitan Magistrate court in Andheri and Khan has been charged for abuse, assault, and robbery. 

Salman Khan's brush with controversies continues. Now a TV journalist has filed a complaint against the actor and accused him of assault. The case has been filed before the Metropolitan Magistrate court in Andheri and Khan has been charged for abuse, assault, and robbery. 

Neeraj Gupta, lawyer of the senior journalist said that his client was attacked by Salman and later the actor abused the journalist."My client who is a senior journalist was attacked by Salman on April 24, 2019. The actor snatched my client`s cell phone and deleted the data in it. When my client tried defending himself, he was abused by Salman badly," Gupta said.

"My client tried to file a complaint but police officials did not pay any heed to the matter," Gupta added. 

The Metropolitan magistrate court has accepted the complaint and has given July 12 as the date for further arguments and order. The complaint has been filed under section 323 (causing hurt) 392 (robbery), 426 (Punishment for mischief), 506 (criminal intimidation) part 2 read with section 34 of IPC. 

(With inputs from ANI)