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Sunny Leone charged with obscenity

New Delhi: Bollywood actor Sunny Leone during a promotional event for her upcoming film "Kuch Kuch Locha Hai" in New Delhi on Monday. PTI Photo (PTI5_5_2015_000039A) *** Local Caption ***   | Photo Credit: PTI

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone has been booked by Dombivali police in Thane for alleged distribution of obscene content on web and social networking sites.

According to a police release on Friday, the offence was registered on Thursday night against the 34-year-old actor under sections 292, 292 A, 294 r/w 34 of the IPC besides being charged under Section 3 and 4 of Indian Representation of Women and IT Act.

The offence was registered based on a complaint by one Anjali Palan (30) a housewife who stated that while surfing the internet she found several obscene posts and pictures of the actress, they said.

Also, Ms. Palan found “objectionable” material on the actor’s website.

“Such posts poison the minds of people and especially children,” she said in her complaint.

The Dombivili police has transferred the case to the Cyber Crime cell of Thane police for further probe, the release said.

The former adult movie star was in the city couple of weeks back to promote her recent movie ‘Ek Paheli Leela.’

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