‘Chull’ rapper Fazilpuria caught ‘drunk driving’ in Gurgaon; singer denies charge
The singer said he was only chewing paan, but the police said the breath-analyser test was conducted thrice on him, and it confirmed he had consumed alcohol.Updated: Jun 26, 2017 15:14 IST
Hindustan Times, Gurgaon
Popular Haryanavi rapper Fazilpuria, who shot to fame with the ‘chull’ song in the film Kapoor and Sons, allegedly created “nuisance” on MG Road on Saturday night, after Gurgaon traffic police caught him for “drunk driving”.
The singer, whose real name is Rahul Yadav, however, denied the charge.
Fazilpuria, who resides in Gurgaon, was driving a white Mercedes Benz with a temporary licence Haryana number, and the car was seized, police said.
Sector 29 police station SHO, inspector Vikas Kaushik said Yadav was stopped during routine checking at around 1.30 am. The singer started arguing that he wasn’t drunk.
Police conducted the breath-analyser test thrice, on the insistence of the rapper.
“All the three times, it confirmed he was drunk. When the police asked for his licence, he showed them a year-old ‘challan’,” the SHO said.
Kaushik said that even the “year-old challan had not been paid”. When asked about it, Fazilpuria started “arguing a lot loudly”.
The police then seized his car and issued him another challan. The singer left after a while after creating “nuisance”.
Fazilpuria, on the other hand, said that he, along with two others, had gone to Cyber Hub for dinner. While returning, “I was chewing pan when the traffic police stopped our car,” he said.
He said that as soon as he stopped the car, a constable “aggressively snatched the car keys and was talking very arrogantly”.
“After conducting the breath-analyser test, the cops said that it had tested positive. But I knew I was not drunk, so I first gargled with water and asked them to perform the test again,” Fazilpuria said.
The cops then got very angry and said that they had other work to do and impounded the car and gave him a challan, he said.
According to the rapper, there were two other friends in his car while there was another car with staff and bouncers behind.
“I even asked them to conduct a medical test. I went to nearby hospitals for the same, but the doctors refused to do the test without being asked by the police,” he rued.
Rahul Yadav, who is popularly known as Fazilpuria, hails from a small village called Fazilpur in Haryana. He is known for his ‘chull’ song, which was turned into a popular Bollywood-party number.
First Published: Jun 25, 2017 13:03 IST