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No offence made out against Salman, Shahrukh, police tells court

Salman, ShahrukhNew Delhi, Feb 12: No cognizable offence was made out against Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan in the complaint filed against them, the Delhi Police told a court on Friday.

The court was hearing a complaint filed by lawyer Gaurav Gulati, who sought action against the two actors on charges of hurting religious feelings after they were allegedly shown wearing shoes on the set of a temple.

Delhi Police, in its action taken report, said that the promotional event was not shot to disturb sanctity of a religious place or to hurt religious sentiments and in view of the facts and report, no cognizable offence is made out against the actors.

The report was filed in the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate V.K. Gautam, who was on leave on Friday.

The link magistrate posted the matter for March 2 for further hearing.

The lawyer has told the court that he noticed on a YouTube post dated December 15, 2015 that the actors wore shoes on the sets of a Kali temple while shooting for a reality TV show. An idol of the goddess was seen in the backdrop, he said.

The plea also sought action against the producer and director of the reality show and the TV channel.  (IANS)

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