The Mumbai Police early on Tuesday booked Swapnil P. Phaterpekar, the son of Shiv Sena (UBT) MLA Prakash Phaterpekar for the roughing up of playback singer Sonu Nigam, a high official stated, in what has emerged to be one other ‘selfie’ associated incident in every week.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone VI) Hemrajsingh Rajput stated that the incident occurred when Nigam was popping out of a live performance in Chembur late on Monday night time.
“After the live performance, Nigam was coming down from the stage when an individual named Swapnil P. Phaterpekar stopped him for a selfie, when Sonu Nigam refused, he pushed the singer and two others from the steps, and one sustained damage. We have now booked just one accused (Swapnil Phaterpekar) for the incidenta The opposite volunteers got here to the help of Nigam and he was taken away from there safely,” Rajput stated.
Swapnil Phaterpekar, President of Sanskar Pratisthan and holding an MBA diploma from London and Mumbai, allegedly ran after Sonu Nigam for clicking a selfie when the jostling came about round 11.30 p.m, however was stopped by his safety personnel.
On his half, his father the MLA Phaterpekar, admitted that what occurred was flawed however contended that it was not a deliberate assault, however he felt responsible over it and tendered an apology on behalf of his son to the singer.
Sonu Nigam later complained to the police, which lodged the criticism towards Swapnil Phaterpekar invoking numerous sections of the Indian Penal Code and additional investigations are underway.
This can be a second selfie-related incident that has rattled celebs in Mumbai, coming barely every week after the assault on cricket Prithvi Shaw and damaging his automobile exterior a five-star lodge late on February 15.
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