In a shocking development, popular film and TV actor Shahbaz Khan has been booked by Mumbai Police for allegedly molesting a teenage girl. This has been reported by indiatvnews.com. It seems the cops have filed an FIR on Shahbaz under section 354 (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and section 509 (Word, gesture or act intended to insult modesty of a woman) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The matter is being investigated by the Mumbai Police and he has not been taken in custody.
ANI wrote on Twitter, “Case of molestation filed against actor Shahbaz Khan at Oshiwara Police Station. FIR registered under IPC sec 354 (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) & 509 (Word, gesture or act intended to insult modesty of a woman). Investigation on.” Actor Shahbaz Khan is the son of Padma Bhushan awardee Ustad Amir Khan, a classical singer. His real name is Haider Khan. Of late, he has been seen in TV shows like Tenali Rama, Ram Siya Ke Luv Kush and Dastaan-E-Mohabbat Salim Anarkali. He has mostly excelled in negative characters.
He began his career in the 1990’s in Bollywood. He has done films like Masti, Ziddi, Badal, Chal Mere Bhai, Raju Chacha to name a few. Some of his famous TV shows are Yug, The Great Maratha, Betaal Pachisi, Chandrakanta and The Sword of Tipu Sultan.