The Bandra police on Thursday (June 18) filed a case against Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan for alleged making statement against Islam in a magazine.


FIR Logged Against Shah Rukh For Comments Against Islam
Last Updated: 2009-06-19T12:34:05+05:30
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The Bandra police on Thursday (June 18) filed a case against Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan for alleged making statement against Islam in a magazine. According to police sources, the complaint was lodged by an advocate named Khalid Babu Querishi. In his FIR against Shah Rukh, the advocate stated the actor has used some unacceptable language against Prophet Mohammed in the July issue of Time and Style magazine.
 
It is learnt that in his interview to the magazine the actor compared the Prophet Mohammad to negative figures in history, such as Hitler. In addition to Shah Rukh Khan, the compliant was logged against the publisher and the writer of Time and Style magazine. Querishi stated that such kind of remarks from the actor has hurt the entire Muslim community. The police said that the actor will be arrested soon and could be sent to jail for 3 three years if convicted.
 
Shah Rukh Khan’s unacceptable remark sparked anger among the Muslim community. According to Farid Sheikh, the president of Mumbai Aman Committee, a religious organization, the actor’s body would not be allowed to be buried anywhere in Maharashtra. The secretary of the committee, Zarar Qureshi stated that actor has hurt the entire Muslim community by listing the Prophet as one of the most unimpressive personalities in history. 

Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan said that everything has been misinterpreted and added that his most important objective in life is to stand up for the tenets of Islam. The actor is currently in US for shooting Karan Johar's ‘My Name Is Khan’.

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