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Rapper Honey Singh booked for 'vulgar' song

Published: 31st December 2012 09:46 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st December 2012 09:46 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

A first information report (FIR) was filed against Punjabi rapper here Monday over allegedly vulgar lyrics of his song, the complainant said.

The complaint was lodged by senior Indian Police Service officer Amitabh Thakur for the "extremely vulgar and indecent songs" like "Main hun balatkaria" (I am a rapist).

The FIR, number 606, was registered at Gomtinagar police station in the city.

Thakur told IANS that he found the lyrics extremely vulgar, lewd and indecent, and felt that the song acted as an offensive catalyst for crime against women.

FIR has been registered under Sections 292, 293 and 294 of the Indian Penal Code that deal with obsenity at public place.

Other than Punjabi films, Honey Singh has sung songs for Hindi films "Cocktail", "Khiladi 786", "Race 2" and "Son of Sardar".



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