A case of cheating under section 420 of the IPC (Indian Penal Code) is registered against actor Sonakshi Sinha by Katghar Police. Daughter of actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha is accused of taking Rs 24 lakh for a show performance in 2018 and not turning up.
UP Police: Case registered against actress Sonakshi Sinha at Katghar Police Station under sections 420 (cheating) & 406 of IPC. In 2018, she had taken ₹24 lakh for a stage performance but didn’t turn up. Police went to her residence in Mumbai, y’day but she wasn’t present then. pic.twitter.com/MB9347mgtn
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As per reports, the police reached the actor’s Mumbai residence yesterday to record her statement but she was not home. Muradabad based Pramod Sharma has registered a case against Sinha. According to Sharma, Sinha was to attend an award show in Delhi in December last year. However, she did not turn up for the event.
Sharma had asked for speedy justice but the police reportedly did not pay much heed. However, police swung into action after Sharma tried to commit suicide early this year. Following this, a case was registered against Sinha.
Sonakshi Sinha is the daughter of Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha and Samajwadi Party leader Poonam Sinha.