The self appointed moral police does it yet again! Model – actor Gauahar Khan was slapped by one of the audience members while she was hosting the singing reality show ‘India’s Raw Star’ at Film City in suburban Goregaon, Mumbai.
Gauahar Khan was attacked and threatened by an audience member who said that, “being a Muslim woman, she should not have worn such a short dress”, Aarey Colony police said. The accused, identified as Mohammed Akil Mallick (24), slapped and touched her inappropriately during the break of the show, but was immediately overpowered by the security guards deployed there, following which the police were notified.
Gauahar was as expected appalled at the slap and demanded the accused to be ousted. After the incident, she even refused shooting for the rest of the show, but the makers of the show convinced her to continue. Have a look at her reaction at the slap:
Senior inspector at Aarey police station, Vilas Chavan, said that the accused was subsequently arrested and booked under IPC sections 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation). Mallick will be produced before the court tomorrow.
(With PTI Inputs)