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Bollywood actress Preity Zinta files molestation complaint

Published on Jun 14, 2014 6:48 PM
Bollywood actress Preity Zinta leave the High Court in Mumbai after filing a petition relating to an Indian sports team on Dec 2, 2010. -- PHOTO: AFP

NEW DELHI (AFP) - One of India's top Bollywood actresses Preity Zinta has filed a police complaint alleging that she was molested, abused and threatened by a former boyfriend at an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, officials said on Saturday.

Zinta accused businessman Ness Wadia, who co-owns the Kings XI Punjab IPL team with the actress, of abusing her after the pair got into an argument while watching their team play the Chennai Super Kings on May 30.

"We received Zinta's complaint on Friday," Mumbai police officer Vijay Mane told reporters.

"She wrote that both of them were sitting together at the Mumbai Wankhede stadium on May 30 when they had an argument over something following which he threatened her, pushed her and used bad language against her," Mane said.

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