FIR Filed Against Ekta Kapoor for ‘Obscene Web Show’

MUMBAI: TV show producer Ekta Kapoor is the creator of ALTBalaji, that is controlled by her production house, Balaji Telefilms.

An FIR was lodged over TV producer Ekta Kapoor & 2 others here in Madhya Pradesh(MP) on charges of spreading profanity, hurting religious feelings, & improper use of national emblems in her web series ”Triple X season 2”, the police officer said Saturday.

The FIR also mentions a specific scene that reportedly portrays the Indian Army’s uniform in a most objectionable way, an official stated.

Besides Ekta Kapoor, the FIR names director from the web show Pankhudi Rodrigues & screenwriter Jessica Khurana, stated Annapurna police station inspector Satish Kumar Dwivedi.

The complaint had been registered on Friday night by Valmik Sakaragaye & Neeraj Yagnik, both locals of Indore.

“Ekta Kapoor’s OTT platform ALTBalaji streamed web show ”Triple X season 2” that not only spread vulgarity however also hurt religious feelings of a specific community,” Dwivedi stated referring the complaint.

A scene in the web series portrayed the Indian Army”s uniform in a most objectionable way & also disrespected the national emblems, he stated.

Ekta Kapoor & others were booked under sections 294 (obscene acts & songs) & 298 (Uttering, words, etc., along with deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings of any person) from the Indian Penal Code(IPC), Information Technology (IT) Act, & the State Emblem of India (Prohibition of Improper Utilize) Act, 2005, Dwivedi stated.

Ekta Kapoor is the founder of ALTBalaji, that is controlled by her production home, Balaji Telefilms. Further inquiry is under progress, the police official stated.

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