An FIR has been registered against Kamaal R Khan for writing derogatory tweet about late actor Rishi Kapoor. He had allegedly taken pot-shots at Irrfan too.
Rishi Kapoor, Kamaal R Khan and Irrfan.
An FIR was lodged against actor Kamaal R Khan in suburban Bandra, Mumbai, for allegedly passing derogatory remarks about late actors Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan on social media, police said on Thursday.
The FIR was registered on Wednesday based on a complaint lodged by Yuva Sena’s core committee member, Rahul Kanal, regarding derogatory tweets posted by the actor, an official said.
On April 30, Khan had allegedly taken to Twitter to announce Rishi Kapoor’s hospitalisation and tweeted saying that the actor must not die as wine shops were set to open soon, he said.
He had also allegedly took pot-shots at Irrfan, a day before his death on April 29, the official added.
“We have registered an FIR against Kamaal R Khan for making derogatory remarks about both the deceased actors under section 294 (punishment for obscene acts or words in public) and other provisions of the IPC,” a senior police official said.
No arrest has been made so far and further probe is underway, he added.
Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor succumbed to leukemia on April 30, less than 24 hours after Irrfan died of colon infection on April 29.
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