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Shamita Shetty and driver threatened, abused in road rage incident

File photo of Shamita Shetty. Photograph:( Instagram )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 31, 2019, 03.12 PM (IST)

Actor Shamita Shetty and her driver had a harrowing experience on January 30 as they became victims of road rage after an incident on the roads of Mumbai. 

As Shamita was driving through Thane area in Mumbai yesterday, a motorist who was accompanied by two friends, rammed into her car. The men then allegedly abused and assaulted both the actress and her driver.

According to a report published in the TOI, Darshan Sawant, her driver, filed a complaint at the Rabodi police station against the three yet-to-be-identified men. 

Sawant has also provided the vehicle details to the police, according to the report. This, after he was slapped several times and threatened. 

At present, a case has been registered under sections 279, 323, 504, 506, 427 and 34 of the Indian Penal code. 

No one was injured in the incident.