A four-member group of Uttar Pradesh Police arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday to conduct a probe right into a case registered in Lucknow in opposition to controversial net sequence “Tandav”, an official mentioned on Wednesday.
The UP Police group is more likely to document statements of the makers and forged and crew of the Amazon Prime Video’s sequence, which has been accused of wounding spiritual sentiments for its depiction of Hindu deities.
The UP Police personnel reached Mumbai within the morning and visited the workplace of Deputy Commissioner of Police (Detection-1) in suburban Andheri for help, the official mentioned.
Two members of the UP Police group additionally visited the Mumbai Police headquarters in south Mumbai within the afternoon.
While on the Mumbai Police headquarters, the UP Police personnel mentioned they’re getting cooperation from their counterparts hereand “there is no issue about it”.
“We had come to meet police officers at the headquarters, we are not authorised to speak,” an official from the UP Police group mentioned.
On Monday, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s media advisor Shalabhmani Tripathi mentioned the makers of “Tandav” should pay the value for hurting spiritual sentiments.
He mentioned 4 members of the UP police have left for Mumbai for an in depth probe into the case, after an FIR was lodged in opposition to the present on the Hazratganj police station.
“UP Police has left for Mumbai, that too in a car. There are strong sections in the FIR, remain prepared, will have to pay a price for hurting religious sentiments,” Tripathi mentioned in his tweet.
At least three FIRs have been lodged in opposition to the makers and artists of “Tandav” in Uttar Pradesh – at Lucknow, Greater Noida and Shahjahanpur – for alleged inappropriate depiction of UP Police personnel, deities, and antagonistic portrayal of a personality taking part in prime minister within the present.
“Tandav”, a nine-episode political thriller starring Bollywood A-listers Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia and Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub, began streaming final week.
At the centre of the row is a scene with Zeeshan Ayyub, within the function of faculty scholar Shiva, taking part in the Hindu god Mahadev in a theatre manufacturing.
As the controversy escalated, the present makers on Tuesday tried to defuse the scenario by asserting their determination to take away the controversial portion from the present.
The forged and crew of the present on Tuesday additionally mentioned that they had determined to implement modifications to “address concerns”.
In their second apology assertion in two days, the present’s group additionally thanked the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for its “guidance & support” within the matter.