Can Bigg Boss 17 Winner Munawar Faruqui be Arrested Once Again? Know What is the Matter?

It’s been three years since Munawar Faruqui narrowly avoided a controversy and was released from jail after facing serious accusations. The charges stemmed from his stand-up comedy show in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, where he was accused of making objectionable remarks about Hindu deities.

On February 6, 2021, he was granted relief after spending 35 days in Indore’s Central Jail. His release was possible because he applied for interim bail, although this could have been contested if a chargesheet was submitted to the court during the ongoing inquiry.

Munawar Faruqui Was Arrested From Indore, Madhya Pradesh in 2021, Why?

On the night of January 1, 2021, Munawar Faruqui and four others were arrested from a cafe in Indore. They were accused of making comments that offended the religious sentiments of Hindus, particularly about deities, during a show.

The charges against them included section 295-A, which deals with deliberate acts meant to outrage religious feelings. The case was registered at Tukoganj police station based on a complaint by Eklavya Singh Gaur, the son of local BJP MLA Malini Laxman Singh Gaur.

FIR Against Munawar Faruqui Fan is Registered After Winning Big Boss Season 17

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According to the law stated on, anyone intentionally trying to hurt the religious feelings of a group in India through spoken or written words, signs, or visible representations can face imprisonment up to three years or a fine, or both.

After winning Bigg Boss 17, Munawar Faruqui celebrated with his fans in Dongri, where he faced controversy. An FIR was filed against him and his fan Arbaaz Yusuf Khan (26) for allegedly using a drone illegally to capture visuals during the event.

Munawar Faruqui emerged as the winner of the reality show, with Abhishek Kumar and Mannara Chopra securing the 2nd and 3rd positions. Ankita Lokhande and Arun Mashettey ended their journeys at 4th and 5th positions. The drone controversy added another layer of legal trouble to the celebration event.

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