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FIR against rapper Honey Singh for vulgar song

IANS  Lucknow, December 31, 2012
First Published: 21:43 IST(31/12/2012) | Last Updated: 21:50 IST(31/12/2012)

A first information report (FIR) was filed against Punjabi rapper in Lucknow on Monday over allegedly vulgar lyrics of his song, the complainant said.

The complaint was lodged by senior Indian Police Service officer Amitabh Thakur for the "extremely vulgar and indecent songs" like "Main hun balatkaria" (I am a rapist).

The FIR, number 606, was registered at Gomtinagar police station in the city.

Thakur told IANS that he found the lyrics extremely vulgar, lewd and indecent, and felt that the song acted as an offensive catalyst for crime against women.

FIR has been registered under Sections 292, 293 and 294 of the Indian Penal Code that deal with obsenity at public place.

Other than Punjabi films, Honey Singh has sung songs for Hindi films Cocktail, Khiladi 786, Race 2 and Son of Sardar.


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