Actor Salman Khan’s bodyguard Gurmeet Singh alias Shera has been booked for assault after an altercation with a man late Tuesday night. The case was registered at the DN Nagar police station.
The incident took place Tuesday night after Shera got into a scuffle with Attar Umar Qureshi on Link road, with whom he also had a heated argument earlier over the phone, senior police inspector Dhanaji Nalawade of DN Nagar police station told PTI. Shera reportedly went on to beat up Qureshi. Subsequently, the victim approached the police station and filed a complaint after which Shera was booked under section 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) and 326 of the IPC, the inspector said.
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The victim has been hospitalised in Andheri. The reason behind the altercation is not yet clear. Also, no arrest has been made so far in the case and further probe is underway.
When Qureshi was passing through the Link Road with his friends, he saw Shera and halted his car, said Mumbai Police spokesperson Ashok Dudhe in a statement. Meanwhile, Qureshi got a call and while he was speaking an altercation broke out between him and Shera, he said.
According to the police spokesperson, the complainant alleged that Shera hit him with a baton and a butt of pistol and fled from the spot.
The case has been registered under sections 323, 325, 725/16, 506 and 504 of the Indian Penal Code.