FIR filed against Payal Rohatgi for creating a 'defamatory' video on Nehru-Gandhi family.

written by Ritika Nath | September 01, 2021

Payal Rohatgi has found herself in legal trouble due to one of her social media videos. Following a FIR against her 'defamatory' video, the actress was charged in Pune.

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According to the reports, Payal Rohatgi is facing charges under sections 153 (a), 500, 505(2), and 34 of the Indian Penal Code for allegedly using objectionable words against Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, and Rajiv Gandhi in a video shared on social media.

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According to multiple reports, Pune District Congress general secretary Sangeeta Tiwari filed a complaint with Shivajinagar police.

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Payal Rohatgi made headlines last year when she was detained by police in Rajasthan. She got in trouble because of a social media video in which she allegedly made derogatory remarks about former Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru, his father Motilal Nehru, and the entire Nehru family.

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According to reports, Charmesh Sharma, a Youth Congress leader, filed a complaint against Payal under sections 66 and 67 of the IT Act, but she was granted bail by a local court in Bundi, Rajasthan.


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