Bollywood actress Payal Rohatgi who is known to speak her mind was detained by Rajasthan police from her Ahmedabad residence on Sunday for allegedly making objectionable remarks on Motilal Nehru.
The actress shared a post on social media in which she mentions that she has been arrested by Rajasthan Police for making a video on the former PM.
Payal Rohatgi arrested
“I am arrested by @PoliceRajasthan for making a video on #MotilalNehru which I made from taking information from @google Freedom of Speech is a joke @PMOIndia @HMOIndia,” tweeted Payal Rohatgi.
— PAYAL ROHATGI & Team- Bhagwan Ram Bhakts (@Payal_Rohatgi) December 15, 2019
Earlier in December, a notice was served to the actor for allegedly posting an objectionable video relating to former prime ministers Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi.
“Rajasthan Youth Congress general secretary Charmesh Sharma has filed a complaint stating Payal Rohtagi has posted an objectionable video about JL Nehru, Indira Gandhi on Facebook on September 1. During the investigation, our team reached her residence in Mumbai. Later, we met Rohtagi at her parent’s home in Gujarat. We have given her the notice to file a reply in the case,” Lokendra Paliwal, Investigating Officer, Sadar Police Station, Bundi had told ANI.
The complaint was filed by Youth Congress leader Charmesh Sharma and the case was registered under sections 66 and 67 of the IT Act.