Ranveer Singh summoned by Mumbai Police

Mumbai, Aug 13:

Mumbai Police on Friday issued summons to actor Ranveer Singh on the charges of obscenity after his nude photographs appeared on social media.

Ranveer Singh has been asked to appear before the Chembur police to record his statement on August 22.

According to Mumbai Police sources, a team of Mumbai Police visited his residence to serve him a notice, but police learnt that he was not present at his residence, in fact, he is out of town, after which police tried to contact him to serve notice.

The Mumbai Police had July 26 registered an FIR against Singh over his nude pictures on social media. A Mumbai-based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) had approached the Chembur police here with a complaint against the actor.

Based on it, the police registered the FIR against Singh under various Indian Penal Code Sections like 292 (sale of obscene books, etc), 293 (sale of obscene objects to young people), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and provisions of the Information Technology Act, an official from the Chembur police station said.

An office-bearer of the NGO had alleged that the actor hurt the sentiments of women in general and insulted their modesty through his photographs, police earlier said.

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