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Complaints filed against Shetty, Gere

April 17, 2007 17:04 IST

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Two complaints were filed in separate courts in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh against Shilpa Shetty and Richard Gere accusing them of indulging in an 'obscene act' during an AIDS awareness programme held in Delhi.

Taking cognizance of the first complaint, Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Jaipur, Dinesh Chandra Gupta asked the news channel NDTV to produce the original video recording of the incident by April 25.

In the complaint, advocate Poonal Chandra Bhandari has accused the duo of committing 'an obscene act' in a public place under Section 294 of the IPC.

The second complaint was filed in a Ghaziabad court by two lawyers against Shetty and several TV channels, which showed the video footage of the kissing incident, accusing them of indecent representation of women.

Chief Judicial Magistrate Reena Chaudhry will hear the matter on April 18.

Referring to the 'kissing act,' the complainants' lawyer Ramautar Gupta said, "It is all indecency and nudity, which our society cannot tolerate."


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