A 28-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly blocking actor Ajay Devgn’s automobile outdoors Film City in Goregaon, ANI reported. The man demanded to know why the latter had not spoken out in assist of farmers protesting in opposition to the Centre’s new agri advertising legal guidelines, Mumbai police mentioned.
Rajdeep Singh, a resident of Santosh Nagar locality within the northern suburb, is a driver hailing from Punjab, one of many states from which numerous farmers have gathered close to Delhi for the protests, mentioned an official.
Maharashtra: An individual has been arrested for stopping actor Ajay Devgan’s automobile over his tweet relating to farmers’ protest, in Goregaon space of Mumbai at present morning, say police pic.twitter.com/QG9Nc3CxF6
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“The incident took place around 10:30am. Singh stopped Devgn’s car and demanded to know why the actor had not spoken in support of the protesting farmers. A complaint was lodged by Devgn’s bodyguard Pradeep Indrasen Gautam after which Singh was arrested,” the Dindoshi police station official mentioned.
Singh was charged underneath IPC sections 341 (wrongful restraint) 504 (intentional insult with intent to impress breach of peace) and 506 (legal intimidation), mentioned Senior Inspector Dharmendra Kamble of Dindoshi police station. “He is against Punjab”, mentioned the 28-year-old man who tried stopping Ajay Devgn’s automobile close to FilmCity in Mumbai, on Tuesday. He urged the actor to assist the continuing farmers’ protest.