A local court in Ludhiana issued an arrest warrant against Bollywood actor Rakhi Sawant for allegedly making objectionable remarks against sage Valmiki, who wrote the mythological Hindu epic ‘Ramayana’.
The warrant was issued on March 9 on the basis of a complaint filed against her for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of the Valmiki community with the comments she made in a programme last year, police said on Sunday.
“By doing so she has hurt the religious sentiments of a large number of his followers,” the complaint said.
“A two-member team of the Ludhiana police has left for Mumbai with the arrest warrant,” a police official said.
Sawant had failed to appear before the court during the last hearing held on March 9 despite the court issuing her repeated summons. The next hearing of the case is scheduled for April 10.