Bhojpuri Actor Pawan Singh Booked for ‘Harassing’ Actress
Bhojpuri Actor Pawan Singh Booked for 'Harassing' Actress on Social Media
Bhojpuri actor-singer Pawan Singh has been booked for allegedly harassing a 25-year-old woman. The actor cum singer of ‘Lagawelu Jab Lipistick’ fame was harassing the woman on social media. He also threatened her with dire consequences if she did not continue a friendship with him.
As reported by a source to Indiatoday, The 25-year-old woman has alleged that Pawan Singh posted lewd comments and uploaded obscene photos of her on her social media handle.
She further added that Pawan Singh wanted her to continue a friendship with him and threatened her with dire consequences if she did not oblige.
According to the statement given by the actress, she and Singh have known each other for some time but after Singh got married in March 2018, she decided to end their friendship. However, the move did not sit well with Singh and he started to pressure her to continue their friendship. The actress alleged that Singh threatened her that he will not let her work in the industry if she refused to comply with his terms.
Based on the complaint filed by the woman, Malwani police in suburban Malad has registered a case against Pawan Singh, his associate and others on Friday.
They have been booked under Sections 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and 354 (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and under the Information Technology Act.
No arrest is made so far.
Singh had made his film debut in 2007 with Rangli Chunariya Tohre Naam.