Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale sent to police custody till May 18 – Times of India

Actress Ketaki Chitale who was arrested for allegedly sharing a ‘derogatory’ post about NCP president Sharad Pawar on social media platforms, was sent to police custody till May 18 by Thane court.

The controversial post criticising NCP president Sharad Pawar about ‘hatred for Brahmins’, allegedly accused Pawar whose party shares power in Maharashtra with the Shiv Sena and Congress.

Reportedly, the case was registered against her under Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 500 (defamation), 501 (printing or engraving matter known to be defamatory), 505 (2) (making, publishing or circulating any statement, rumour or report promoting enmity, hatred or ill will between classes), 153 A (spreading disharmony among people) at the Kalwa police station in Thane.

Reacting to Chitale post, Pawar had said that he didn’t know Chitale and had no idea about what she has allegedly posted about him on social media.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Ketaki was last seen in Bharat Gaikwad’s ‘Bho Bho’. It also starred Kishore Chougule, Prashant Damle and Venkatesh Bhonde in pivotal roles.


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