KRK says ‘I don’t need revenge from anyone’ after bail, tweets ‘I forgot…’


Kamaal R Khan, aka KRK, was released on bail by a Mumbai court on Wednesday. The actor was arrested in a 2020 case over his controversial tweets about actor Akshay Kumar and filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma.

He was arrested in two cases, the second was a molestation case from 2021. In this case he was released on bail on Tuesday. After getting bail in both cases, KRK took to Twitter today and wrote, “I’m back for my revenge.” He has now deleted the tweet, saying: “Media makes new stories. I’m back and safe in my home. I don’t need revenge from anyone. I’ve forgotten what happened to me. I believe it’s written in my destiny .”

For the inexperienced, Khan was arrested last week by Mumbai airport police in connection with his tweets. Police have claimed that Khan’s posts were communal and he targeted Bollywood personalities.

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However, Khan in his bail plea moved by lawyers Ashok Sarogi and Jay Yadav, said the tweets in question were only his comments about the film titled “Laxmii Bomb” (released as the sole “Laxmii”) and not an offense as alleged by the police. was committed.

Khan is acting as a “critic and/or reporter in the film industry,” according to the bail request.

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The FIR against him was registered in 2020 under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including 153 (deliberately provoking with intent to cause riot) and 500 (punishment for defamation), and provisions of the Information Technology Act.

Shatrughan Sinha, an actor turned politician, has expressed his support for Kamaal R Khan, an actor, producer and film critic who was arrested in Mumbai last week.

Shatrughan Sinha tweeted on Tuesday: “One must remember that Kamal Rashid Khan @kamaalrkhan and one must always remember that despite great opposition and struggle the ‘KRK’ is a self-made man, he has the blessings of the Almighty. He has conquered his place in the film industry, but also in society on his own.”

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He added: “His greatest asset is his confidence; he seems to speak without any fear or favour. He does not shudder to express his opinion against all odds, as he has the conviction and freedom of opinion/speech of any kind, within the framework of the law/constitution, even if he is not accepted.”

He also wrote: “He seems to be the victim of conspiracy of circumstances. God bless him! Hope, wish and pray that Kamal Rashid Khan gets justice which he deserves soon, the sooner the better. Jai Hind.”

(Inputs of PTI)