Bhuvan KC files defamation suit against heroine Samragyee
KATHMANDU:- According to Gyan Bahadur Karki, Information Officer at the District Court, Kathmandu, actor KC has filed a case demanding Rs 100 million in compensation for the destruction of his character due to false accusations by actress Shah.
The Penal Code (1) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 2064, provides for imprisonment of up to two years or a fine of up to Rs 20,000 or both for insulting someone. However, there is a provision of imprisonment for one more year and a fine of up to Rs.10,000
Punishment for insulting (2) Considering the seriousness of the offense, the impact on the person’s reputation and the effect of insulting the offender through electronic or other mass media, if any person is found to have insulted or caused the insult, reasonable compensation from the offender and costs incurred by the offender. There is a provision that will have to be filled.
According to Information Officer Karki, Bhuwan KC has demanded Rs. 100 million in compensation. K.C had lodged a complaint with the Artists’ Association alleging that Samragyee had killed his character. The controversy has reached the court through the Film Association after the actress accused Shah of abusing her while working in the film.