Kamaal Rashid Khan aka KRK arrested over controversial 2020 tweet
Former Bigg Boss contestant and actor Kamaal Rashid Khan aka KRK was arrested on Tuesday by Malad Police over a controversial tweet shared by him in 2020. KRK was arrested shortly after he landed at Mumbai Airport according to police personnel. Reports suggest that the actor will be presented before a court in Borivali, Mumbai, on Tuesday. Read on for more details.
KRK will be presented in court later today
The actor, who appeared in films like Munna Pandey Berozgaar, Deshdrohi, and Ek Villain, has often gotten into trouble over for his tweets on celebrities and films. "Kamal Rashid Khan was arrested by Malad Police over his controversial tweet in 2020. He was arrested after he landed at Mumbai Airport. He will be presented before Borivali Court today," a Mumbai Police officer told ANI.
KRK made 'derogatory' remarks on Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan Khan
In 2020, the actor was slapped with a first information report (FIR) for allegedly making derogatory comments on late actors Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan. "We have registered an FIR against Kamaal R Khan for making derogatory remarks about both the deceased actors under Section 294 (punishment for obscene acts or words in public) and other provisions of the IPC," an official told PTI.
His latest attack on Virat-Anushka is also earning him flak
In 2020, KRK allegedly tweeted about Kapoor's hospitalization and said that he must not die since wine shops were going to open soon. Further, Khan came under fire for sharing a tweet about cricketer Virat Kohli on Monday. In it, Khan blamed Kohli's wife-actor Anushka Sharma for "putting in his head" that he's suffering from depression. Kohli had previously spoken about feeling "mentally down."
Earlier, he got entangled in legal war with Salman Khan
Additionally, actors Manoj Bajpayee and Salman Khan filed defamation cases against him. He made headlines for calling Salman a "corrupt" actor and that his brand "Being Human" was involved in "fraud, manipulation and money laundering transactions." He also alleged that Salman and "Salman Khan Films are dacoits." Last year, he'd called Bajpayee a "Charsi, Ganjedi" (a marijuana addict), naturally upset the seasoned performer.