Model and Bollywood actress Payal Rohatgi has been taken into custody by the Rajasthan Police on Sunday morning. Bundi police took Payal into custody for making objectionable remarks against former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his father Motilal Nehru. Payal has also confirmed this news by tweeting.
Payal tagged PM office and home ministry, tweeting, ‘I have been arrested by Rajasthan Police for making videos on Motilal Nehru, about which I got information from Google. Speech freedom seems to be a joke.’
— PAYAL ROHATGI & Team- Bhagwan Ram Bhakts (@Payal_Rohatgi) December 15, 2019
However, news agency ANI quoted SP Mamta Gupta as saying that Payal Rohatgi has been detained after registering a case. Explain that the police had filed a case under Section 66 and 67 of IT Act against Payal Rohatgi for making objectionable remarks on former Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and his father Motilal Nehru.
Rajasthan: Model & actress Payal Rohatgi detained by Bundi police, allegedly for her comment on former Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. SP Mamta Gupta says, "Payal Rohatgi has been detained. Case registered." pic.twitter.com/KkKxXDwpgA
— ANI (@ANI) December 15, 2019
Actress Payal Rohatgi made extremely objectionable comments about the freedom fighter and father of the country’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Payal had released a video claiming, ‘I think the Congress family was against triple talaq because Motilal Nehru had five wives. Also Motilal Nehru was the stepfather of Jawaharlal Nehru. ‘ Payal also cited a biography written by Alina Ramakrishna behind her claim.