Staff Reporter

Her prayer to recall warrant dismissed

MADURAI: A magistrate court here dismissed a petition, filed by Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, praying to recall a warrant issued against her in a case relating to publication of "indecent" pictures of the actress in a Tamil eveninger.

The Judicial Magistrate, Elangovan, extended the warrant and directed the actress to appear before the court during the next hearing posted on November 10.

The complainant, T. Dhakshinamoorthy, accused Shilpa Shetty and another actress Reema Sen of having posed for indecent pictures that were published in the eveninger. They have been charged under various penal sections, including Sections 3, 4 and 6 Indescent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act and Section 3 of Young Persons (Harmful Publication) Act.