Rakhi Sawant arrested for hurting Valmiki community’s sentiments
MUMBAI: Rakhi Sawant, the controversial TV and Bollywood actor, was today arrested for allegedly hurting Valmiki community sentiments.
Sawant had reportedly made some objectionable remark against Valmiki, the mythological sage who wrote Ramayana.
Rakhi Sawant was arrested following a warrant which was issued by a Ludhiana court on March 9 on the basis of a complaint filed against her for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of Valmiki community with her comments on a programme on a private television channel last year.
Rakhi Sawant had failed to appear before the court during the last hearing held on March 9 despite the court issuing her repeated summons.
The next hearing of the case is scheduled for April 10.