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Ness Wadia booked over Preity Zinta's sexual molestation charge (see pics)

IANS 15 Jun 2014, 7:47:03 AM IST
Mumbai: Ness Wadia, ex-beau of actress Preity Zinta and co-partner in IPL team Kings XI Punjab has been booked under sexual molestation charges.

An FIR on Bollywood actress Preity Zinta's alleged molestation charge against her ex-boyfriend and business partner, industrialist Ness Wadia was registered Saturday, police said.

The Wadia scion, however, said the charges were "baseless" and he was "shocked at the complaint".

The first information report (FIR) was lodged on the basis of a detailed written compliant handed over at the Marine Lines police station by Zinta late Thursday.

An investigating officer said police have started calling witnesses over the issue and will also the scan CCTV footage of the alleged incident which took place May 30 in Mumbai during an Indian Premier League (IPL) match.

On Thursday night, Zinta, in a written complaint accused the Wadia scion and co-owner of the King XI Punjab IPL team of molesting and abusing her.

Among other things, Zinta has accused Wadia of grabbing her hand and abusing her during a cricket match in Wankhede Stadium here.