Aurangabad/Mumbai, September 7
The Shiv Sena’s Aurangabad metropolis unit on Monday submitted a memorandum to the police in search of registration of an offence in opposition to actress Kangana Ranaut for her “Mumbai feels like PoK” remarks.
A delegation of the Shiv Sena submitted the memorandum to the CIDCO police station in Aurangabad metropolis in central Maharashtra.
In a associated growth in Mumbai, a authorized discover was despatched to Ranaut on Monday by a retired Assistant Commissioner of Police, Pradeep Lonandkar, in search of a public apology over her controversial tweets on Mumbai and its police.
The Shiv Sena, which heads the ruling MVA within the state, stated Ranaut’s remarks have damage the feelings of the folks of Maharashtra and sought motion in opposition to her moreover an apology.
In the memorandum, Sena Aurangabad metropolis unit president Balasaheb Thorat alleged that Ranaut has in contrast Mumbai with Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), thereby “hurting sentiments of 13 crore Maharashtrians”.
Her remarks are additionally an insult to 107 martyrs who laid down their lives for creation of Maharashtra, the celebration stated.
The Bollywood actor ought to apologise for her offensive statements, it stated.
When contacted, Thorat instructed PTI, “Her statements are unfortunate. We have demanded that the police administration register an offence against Kangana Ranaut.”
A CIDCO police station officer stated, “We have received a letter from the city Shiv Sena.”
Meanwhile, within the authorized discover, Lonandkar has requested the actor to delete the derogatory and defamatory posts tweeted by her on September 1 and a pair of evaluating Mumbai to PoK and in opposition to the Mumbai police and its commissioner.
The discover stated the allegations levelled by Ranaut that town commissioner of police was “intimidating” her and “encouraging social bullying” in opposition to her are utterly false, frivolous, baseless and unsubstantiated.
The commissioner of police, in reply to your (Ranaut) tweet, stated that the alleged insulting tweet has not been appreciated by his deal with and that the cyber police have been requested to look at the fabricated screenshot, the discover despatched by solicitor Mohan Jayakar stated.
It is extraordinarily stunning and unlucky that you’ve additionally posted derogatory tweets about Mumbai evaluating it with POK, the discover stated.
The discover has sought Ranaut to delete her tweets and subject a public assertion apologising to the Commissioner of Police, Mumbai and the Mumbai police.
In the occasion you fail to adjust to this, our consumer (Lonandkar) might be constrained to undertake acceptable authorized proceedings in opposition to you, together with civil and felony.
“Our consumer calls upon you to pay a sum of Rs 50 crore which must be deposited with the Mumbai Police Welfare Fund or the Mumbai Police Foundation, the discover stated. PTI