DELHI – Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has been booked for allegedly “rioting” and “damaging” railway property during the promotion of his film ‘Raees’ at Kota Railway station, a Government Railway Police official said on Tuesday.
The actor travelled on the August Kranti Express from Mumbai to Delhi to promote his latest film Raees in January.
The case was registered following a complaint lodged by Vikram Singh, 32, who runs a stall on platform number 1 at the Kota railway station, Hindustan Times reported.
The vendor, Vikram Singh, alleged in his complaint that on January 23, when Khan arrived at Kota railway station during promotion of ‘Raees’, ruckus was created by his fans, the SHO of GRP police station said.
Singh also alleged that Khan while standing at the gate of the coach of August Kranti Rajdhani Express train threw something at the public and they rushed to grab it, and in the melee, his trolley overturned and items on it were damaged and he also got injured.
On the vendor’s complaint, a case was registered against Shah Rukh Khan under sections 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of Rs 50), 120(b) (criminal conspiracy), 147 (rioting), 149 (every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed) and 160 (committing affray) of IPC.
Under sections 145 (nuisance) and 146 (obstructing railway servant in his duties) of Railway Act, and section 3 (mischief causing damage to public property0 of the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, he said.