Bollywood’s brush with legislation has a protracted historical past

From homicide to rape to hit-and-run to extortion — Bollywood has had its brush with law-enforcement companies for over three a long time.

When Aryan Khan, the 23-year-old son of superstar couple Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan was arrested in a medication case from on board a cruise ship final week, Bollywood was once more within the highlight for improper causes. 

One of many high stars to serve jail sentence is Sanjay Dutt – in connection for conserving a Kalashnikov assault rifle which was a part of the consignment that landed forward of the 12 March, 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. A TADA courtroom in Mumbai had convicted him which was upheld by the Supreme Courtroom. 

Salman Khan was arrested in reference to a hit-and-run case registered in 2003, through which one particular person died and two others bought injured. Salman was convicted by the Mumbai Periods Courtroom, nevertheless, the Bombay Excessive Courtroom acquitted him. The matter is presently within the Supreme Courtroom. 

Salman was additionally arrested within the blackbuck poaching case. Saif Ali Khan, the tenth Nawab of Pataudi, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam have been co-accused within the case. 

Just lately, Salman on the premiere evening of actuality present ‘Bigg Boss’ jokingly stated: “Jitni lifelines mujhe aur Sanju ko mili hai utni kisi ko nahi mili hai (nobody has bought the variety of lifelines Sanju and I have acquired).”

On March 30, 2011, actor Shiney Ahuja was convicted by a Mumbai courtroom for raping his home maid practically two years again. He was ordered to endure a jail time period of seven years. He’s presently out on bail.

One other necessary case includes the Anand-family. Ketan Anand and Vivek Anand, the sons of legendary filmmaker Chetan Anand and nephews of Dev Anand and Goldie Anand, have been accused of murdering Priya Rajvansh. She was the companion of Chetan Anand.

Their motive was regarded as rights to her inheritance of Chetan Anand’s property. The 4 accused – Ketan and Vivek – and two workers – have been convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in July 2002. 

Small-time Bollywood actor Maria Susairaj was alleged to have killed TV govt Neeraj Grover. Nevertheless, she was acquitted of homicide prices. In 2011, she was discovered responsible of destroying proof. Former naval officer Emile Jerome Mathew, the alleged fiancée of Kannada starlet Susairaj, bought a jail time period. Neeraj was stabbed a number of occasions by Mathew in a rented flat at Malad. Later Mathew and Maria disposed of his physique within the jungles of Manor. The physique was chopped past recognition. 

Bharat Shah, the main diamond service provider, fell into bother together with his movie ‘Chori Chori Chupke Chupke’ (2001). It was financed by Shah and produced by Nasim Rizvi on the behest of Pakistan-based gangster Chhota Shakeel. Shah, was, nevertheless, acquitted within the case by the particular MCOCA courtroom. 

In September 2002, Monica Bedi was arrested together with fugitive underworld don Abu Salem by the Lisbon police for coming into Portugal with solid paperwork.

They served jail sentences in Portugal. After years of authorized battle, they have been deported to India on November 11, 2005, after India promised Portugal that Salem wouldn’t obtain the demise sentence. She was arrested in a passport forgery case. On November 9, 2010, the Supreme Courtroom upheld her conviction by a decrease courtroom, nevertheless, decreased her sentence to the interval of imprisonment she had already undergone (two-and-half years).

Music composer Nadeem Saifi of the famed Nadeem-Shravan duo, was named as one of many accused behind the homicide of music magnate Gulshan Kumar, proprietor of T-series. He was in England when his identify cropped up. His passport was revoked, and to keep away from arrest, he stayed in England. The Home of Lords upheld the London Excessive Courtroom’s determination towards the extradition within the 1997 homicide case, and turned down the Indian authorities’s plea for overview.

On Could 5, 2001, Fardeen Khan was arrested from the Juhu space for possession of cocaine from a supplier. The case proceeded earlier than a particular NDPS courtroom. A number of years in the past, a courtroom granted him immunity from prosecution within the case. Nevertheless, the courtroom made it clear that if he’s arrested for the same offence sooner or later, the immunity towards him shall be withdrawn.

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