Salman Khan Runs Into Legal Trouble Again: TV Journalist Files Criminal Complaint For Assault

Maanyata Thu |Jun 26, 2019

TV journalist Ashok Pandey claimed that Salman Khan attacked him during an incident this year and has filed a criminal complaint against the superstar

It seems that Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has run into legal trouble once again. As per the report, TV journalist Ashok Pandey has filed a criminal complaint against Salman and his bodyguards for attacking him during an incident in April 2019.

Salman Khan Runs Into Legal Trouble Again
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The criminal case has been filed for assault, robbery, criminal intimidation, criminal mischief in front of the Metropolitan Magistrate court in Andheri, and further investigation is underway.

For those who don’t know, the incident happened on 24th April when Salman was riding a bicycle on the road, and two security guards escorted him. TV journalist Ashok Pandey claimed he started taking photos of the superstar only after he got permission from the security guards. However, it turned out that Salman was not happy with it.

Later, Salman’s security guards jumped onto his car and began assaulting and threatening him. Even Salman also attacked him, tried to grabbed his phone as well as deleted all essential data from it.

Salman Khan On His Salt And Pepper Look In Bharat
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However, some reports contradicted the alleged details stating that Salman Khan had signaled the journalist, not to takes photos or record videos of him.

Earlier, Ashok went to the D.N. Nagar police station to register a complaint, but they dismissed it. Therefore, he is now approaching the court and hopes that they will take proper action against the accused of the crime committed by them.

His lawyer Neeraj Gupta told IANS,

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Meanwhile, on the professional front, Salman Khan’s latest film Bharat has made it to the Rs 200-crore club. The 53-year-old superstar is currently busy shooting for his upcoming movie Dabangg 3 with Sonakshi Sinha and Arbaaz Khan, which is the third installment for the super hit franchise of the same name. The film is all set to hit the cinema on 20th December 2019.


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