FIR against Ranbir Kapoor & Farhan Akhtar

Bollywood actors Ranbir Kapoor and Farhan Akhtar are embroiled in a legal tussle, as an FIR has been lodged against them for criminal breach of trust and forgery. The Fir has been registered by a lawyer Rajat Bansal, a resident of Keshav Nagar near Lucknow.

The complaint has been lodged against Farhan Akhtar and Ranbir Kapoor for promoting an online shopping site which is allegedly “duping” customers. The actors have been charged with IPC sections 406 (Punishment for criminal breach of trust) and 420 (forgery) on September 19.

Rajat Bansal in his complaint said that, “he had ordered a 40-inch LED TV from the online shopping portal askmebazaar.com on August 23 and had paid Rs 29,999 for the same through his debit card, but he did not get the product within 10 days, as promised. The online shopping portal has also sent him the bill but not the product.”

An FIR has also been lodged against directors of online portal askmebazaar.com — Sanjiv Gupta, Anand Sonbhadra, Piyush Pankaj, Kiran Kumar Sriniwas Murti and marketing officer Puja Goyal.