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Singer Sonu Nigam and his crew had been allegedly attacked at a live performance in Mumbai on Monday night time by an MLA’s son. The video of the incident goes viral on social media. Here’s what precisely occurred on the occasion.
Explained Why Was Sonu Nigam Attacked at His Own Concert And What Exactly Happened on Monday Night
Noted singer Sonu Nigam was pushed and his two colleagues had been allegedly manhandled by the son of an MLA throughout a scuffle overtaking a selfie with the singer at a musical occasion in Mumbai, police mentioned on Tuesday. A colleague of Nigam was injured within the incident which passed off at Chembur Gymkhana on Monday night time after the singer’s reside efficiency, an official mentioned.
VIRAL VIDEO OF SONU NIGAM BEING MANHANDELED AT CONCERT
A video of the incident later surfaced on social media platforms. Based on a criticism filed by Sonu Nigam, the Chembur police registered an FIR in opposition to Swapnil Phaterpekar, the son of native Shiv Sena MLA Prakash Phaterpekar, below Indian Penal Code Sections 323 (voluntarily inflicting damage), 341 (wrongful restraint), and 337 (inflicting damage by act endangering life or private security of others), the official mentioned.
According to Nigam’s criticism, he and his colleagues had been leaving the stage after the efficiency when a person, later recognized as Swapnil Phaterpekar, got here from the again and caught maintain of the singer. The accused apparently wished to take a selfie with the singer.
COMPLAINT AGAINST THE MAN WHO CREATED RUCKUS AT SONU NIGAM’S CONCERT
As per the criticism, Nigam’s colleague Hari Prakash tried to cease the accused and took him apart. However, the accused allegedly manhandled Prakash as a consequence of which he fell down from the stage, the official mentioned quoting the criticism. The accused then pushed Nigam as a consequence of which he additionally fell on the steps, as per the criticism.
When Nigam’s different colleague Rabbani Khan got here ahead to assist him, the accused allegedly manhandled him additionally. Khan, too, fell down, mentioned the criticism. The help workers current close to the stage then got here ahead and stopped the accused, an official from Chembur police station mentioned.
ACCUSED APOLOGISES TO SONU NIGAM AND HIS TEAM
Khan, who obtained accidents, was taken to a personal hospital in Chembur, he mentioned. Nigam went to the Chembur police station within the early hours of Tuesday, recorded his assertion, and filed a criticism in opposition to the accused, the official mentioned, including a probe was underway into the case.
Later, the accused’s sister in a tweet mentioned on behalf of the organisers, they’ve formally apologised to Nigam and his crew for the disagreeable incident. She mentioned whereas Nigam was being hurriedly ushered off the stage after delivering his efficiency, her brother was attempting to take a selfie with the singer. “Due to the rush & furor, there was a commotion that ensued,” she tweeted.
— with inputs from PTI
Published Date: February 21, 2023 11:29 AM IST