Preity Zinta assault and molestation case: Chargesheet filed against Ness Wadia after three years

Three long years after actress Preity Zinta filed a police case against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia for allegedly assaulting her, the Marine Drive police, yesterday, filed a 200-page long chargesheet.

Preity and Ness co-own the IPL team Kinga XI Punjab and were said to have fallen in love during the course. However, she later accused him of molesting and verybally abusing her. (Also Read: Salman and Iulia surprise birthday girl Preity Zinta with an unplanned bash. Check PIC)

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The businessman has been booked under four sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), namely section 354 (assault or criminal Force against woman with intent to outrage her modesty),  section 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace), section 506 (criminal intimidation), and section 509 (word, gesture, or act intended to insult the modesty of woman).

Preity’s complaints have been backed by her husband Gene Goodenough, who also sent his statement via mail to the police, stating that he was aware of the harassment Preity was going through, and even intervened.

As per Preity’s complaint, Ness harassed her during an IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings at Wankhde stadium on May 30, 2014.

The Marine Drive police said witness from both sides have recorded their respective statements. Beginning of trial is awaited.