Apart from a common man, Bollywood celebrities also have criminal records. From drunk and drive case to sexual assault many of these Bollywood stars are caught in these criminal cases and have even gone to jails.
From Salman Khan to John Abraham all are included in the list of criminal cases.
Here is the list of 16 Bollywood actors and their Criminal records:
Blackbuck poaching case 1998
Actor Salman Khan got sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment along with the fine of Rs. 10,000 today by Jodhpur Court. Salman Khan is accused of blackbuck poaching case of 1998. He is charged under the Section 9/51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act.
He killed two blackbucks in Bhagoda ki Dhani of Kankani village near Jodhpur. This incident happened 20 years ago during the shoot of his film Hum Saath Saath Hai. Tabu, Saif Ali Khan, Neelam and Sonali Bendre were also involved in the case.
1998 Chinkara poaching cases
Apart from Blackbuck poaching case two separate cases are also registered against Salman Khan. He hunted three Chinkaras in Bhawad Village and Mathania Farm during the shoot of his Film Hum Saath Saath Hain.
Salman was sentenced to Jail in Jodhpur in April 2006 and later again in May 2007 under the Wildlife Protection Act Section 51.
1998 Arms Act
Salman Khan was also charged for keeping unlicensed 0.22 rifles and a 0.32 revolver which was used by him to kill two Blackbucks of Jodhpur’s Kankani village.
2002 Hit-and-run case
On 28 September 2002, Salman Khan ran his car over a group of persons who were sleeping on the pavement in front of a suburban bakery. In this one person was killed and four were injured.
He was charged by the Bombay High Court under Section 304 (rash and negligent driving) which includes the maximum punishment of two years and Section 304 the maximum sentence of ten years. Later in December 2015, he was found guilty and was released from this case by the Bombay High Court.
2. Jeetendra Kapoor
A few days ago, this veteran actor is charged by Shimla Court for sexually assaulting his cousin, 47 years ago. An FIR has been filed against him and police are investigating the case.
3. Raveena Tandon
Shooting in No camera Zone
In March 2018, a complaint was filed against Raveena by Bhubaneswar’s Lingaraj Temple authorities of shooting for an advertisement in the no camera zone premises of the temple.
4. Nawazuddin Siddiqui
- Call Details Records (CDR)
In March 2018, a complaint was filed against Nawazuddin Siddiqui by his wife of spying on her and for fetching her Call Detail Records (CDR). The crime branch is investigating his case.
5. Sanjay Dutt
Illegal Possession of Weapons and Involvement in Mumbai Serials Blasts
Sanjay Dutt was sentenced to 5 years imprisonment by Bombay High Court for his involvement in 1993 Mumbai Serials Blasts case. He was found keeping the AK-56 rifle at his home which he took from mafia don, Abu Salem.
Sanjay Dutt claimed that he kept the gun to protect his family from the Mumbai riots due to a demolition of Babri mosque in December 1992. Later he was booked under TADA (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities act ) and was sentenced to 6 years of imprisonment in Yerwada Jail of Pune.
6. Shah Rukh Khan
Destroying Railway Property
Shah Rukh Khan was charged with destroying the Railway Property at Kota Railway Station for the promotion of his Film Raees which was released last year.
Misbehaving with Mumbai Cricket Association officials
On May 17, 2012, a complaint was registered against Shah Rukh Khan by the local lawyer Indrajeet Singh Bhatia under section 200 of CrPc. He was caught on camera misbehaving with Mumbai Cricket Association officials and with the security Guards at Wankhede Stadium.
7. Sooraj Pancholi
Jiah Khan Suicide Case
Sooraj Pancholi who is the son of Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab was found involved in the Suicide case of actress Jiah Khan. He was charged by Mumbai Court for his partner suicide case. Later the court framed charges against him and CBI is still investigating the case.
8. Shiney Ahuja
Shiney Ahuja was charged with rape case by his maid. An FIR was launched against him by his maid for raping her at his residence in Mumbai. Shiney denied the case but later the actor was sent to 7-year imprisonment by Mumbai High Court.
9. Madhur Bhandarkar
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar was charged with raping the Model Preeti Jain. Preeti accused him of raping her 16 times. In 2011, a Mumbai court charged him for the rape case but later he was released.
Slapping the Visitor
In 2008, Govinda was charged with slapping a visitor on the set of his film Money Hai to Honey Hai. Govinda slapped the visitor as he was misbehaving with the dancer of his film. Later the Supreme Court closed the case in 2017.
11. Rahul Bhatt
Involvement in 26/11 case
Rahul Bhatt son of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt was found involved in 26/11 Mumbai attacks. He was found having close terms with David Coleman Headley. He later said that he knows Headley through his Gym Trainer.
While Headley in 2016 told the court that he visited Mumbai 7 times between September 2006 to November 2008 with the aim of attacking the city.
12. John Abraham
Rash Driving Case
John Abraham was charged for a rash driving case in 2006 where he was taken into Police custody and was sentenced to 15 days jail by Mumbai High Court.
13. Fardeen Khan
Fardeen Khan was caught buying Cocaine in May 2001 and was booked under section 27 of NDPS Act. Later he was released by High Court.
14. Saif Ali Khan
Poaching of Blackbuck
Actor Saif Ali Khan was also found involved in hunting and killing of Blackbuck case during the shoot of film Hum Saath Saath hai along with Salman Khan.
15. Monica Bedi
Involvement with underworld don Abu Salem
Monica Bedi was arrested along with his boyfriend for entering in Portugal with false documents. Later in 2005, she was deported to India along with Abu Salem after serving the jail term. Later she was released by Mumbai High Court.
16. Navjot Singh Sidhu
For Assaulting Gurnam Singh
The laughing Buddha of Indian Television was charged with assaulting Gurnam Singh 26 years ago. He was sentenced to 3 years in December 2006 because of which he resigned from his position of MP. Later a stay was put on his imprisonment.