Raj Thackeray’s MNS threatens Kapil Sharma, says prove bribery allegations or we’ll deal with you

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New Delhi | Published: September 9, 2016 5:45:54 PM

Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Friday threatened comedian Kapil Sharma to prove bribe allegations against Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials or face action.

Kis Kisko Pyaar KaroonMNS said, ?If he (Kapil Sharma) is unable to prove his allegations, then we won?t allow him to shoot in Mumbai till he apologises to us. Kapil Sharma said that a MNS worker asked for bribe to legalize his under construction building, challenge him to prove his allegations.? (Bollywood Hungama)

Raj Thackeray’s Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Friday threatened comedian Kapil Sharma to prove bribe allegations against Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials or face action. A MNS leader speaking to India Today television said, “We will deal with Kapil Sharma in our own style.” Earlier today, Sharma alleged that he was asked to pay Rs 5 lakh bribe by BMC official for his office, and tagged Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his tweets while asking if this was the “achche din” he promised. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was quick to respond to Sharma and assured that he was looking into the matter. Meanwhile, a senior BMC official said that Kapil Sharma had made some illegal construction in his office and did not respond when the corporation served a notice to him.

MNS said, “If he (Kapil Sharma) is unable to prove his allegations, then we won’t allow him to shoot in Mumbai till he apologises to us. Kapil Sharma said that a MNS worker asked for bribe to legalize his under construction building, challenge him to prove his allegations.” Manohar Pawar chief engineer of vigilance department of BMC in a press conference earlier today said, “No, there has been no formal complaint from Kapil Sharma till now. Will strongly act against the concerned officials if they are found guilty.” Pawar asked the comedian to name the BMC official who had demanded the bribe.

BJP MLA from Maharashtra Ram Kadam sought a probe into Sharma’s allegation. “Yes, I have filed a complaint against the comedian as he kept quiet on bribery issue and did not file a complaint against the officer who asked for the bribe. I know that one who gives bribe is equally responsible as the one who demands it,” he told news agency PTI.

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