The court issued a warrant after Ekta and Shobha Kapoor were out of court. The case is based on the complaint of former constable Shambhu Kumar, resident of Begusarai.
Advocate Hrishikesh Pathak said, “The court had issued summons to him and asked him to appear on the basis of a complaint lodged by an ex-serviceman and Shambhu Kumar, a resident of Begusarai. But he did not appear before the court after which a warrant was issued against him.
Complaints filed elsewhere
It is worth noting that earlier cases were also registered against Ekta Kapoor in other places related to the web series. An FIR was registered in Indore against producer Ekta Kapoor and others for allegedly hurting religious sentiments, insulting army personnel and misusing the national emblem in the web series ‘XXX Season 2’.
According to the police, an FIR was registered at Annapurna Police Station in 2020 under several sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the IT Act. Complainant Neeraj Yagnik said that he had complained about the objectionable use of national emblem and army uniform in the web series.
A similar complaint was filed against producers Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur court for allegedly insulting army personnel and their family members in ALTBalaji’s XXX web series.