SC stays proceedings against Salman for derogatory remarks against Valmiki-community
The Supreme Court today stayed criminal proceedings and the inquiry initiated against Bollywood superstar Salman Khan for allegedly making derogatory comments against "Valmiki" community members during the promotion of the film "Tiger Zinda Hai". A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered the submission of senior advocate NK Kaul, representing Khan, that the proceedings be stayed. Here are more details.
Court asked to provide details of pending cases against Salman
Bench asked Kaul to provide the details of the cases pending against Khan in Delhi, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Mumbai and ordered that proceedings in those matters shall remain stayed. Khan had allegedly made some objectionable remarks against the community during the promotion of Bollywood flick "Tiger Zinda Hai" and subsequently, several proceedings were lodged against him under penal provisions under the SC/ST(Prevention of Atrocities) Act.Share this timeline