A TV journalist Ashok pandey moved to court today seeking registration of a First Information Report (FIR) against Bollywood super star Salman Khan and his bodyguards for allegedly assaulting him after he tried to film the actor who was riding a bicycle.
The journalist, filed a ‘private complaint’ in the court of R R Khan, Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Andheri, under IPC sections 323 (causing hurt), 392 (robbery), and 506 (criminal intimidation).
According to the complaint, On 24 April Salman Khan was riding a bicycle escorted by two bodyguards and this incident took place at that time.
Pandey said he was riding in a car, and after spotting the actor — known to be a bicycle enthusiast — started recording a video after seeking the consent of Khan’s bodyguards.
As per pandey bodyguards allegedly came to the car and started thrashing Pandey, report also added that khan too assaulted him and snatched away his mobile phone, Pandey alleged. The trio threatened him with dire consequences, the complaint said. He approached the court because police disposed of his complaint saying that no crime was made out, the journalist alleged.
The application, seeking registration of FIR and probe, will be heard by the magistrate on July 12.