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Bollywood actress Poonam Pandey arrested in Goa for shooting obscene video

Two policemen were also suspended for allegedly providing protection to the shoot.

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Bollywood actress and model Poonam Pandey has been arrested in Goa for shooting an obscene video at a dam.

As being reported, Goa Police on Thursday arrested actor-model Poonam Pandey along with her husband for allegedly trespassing on government property and shooting an obscene video at a dam in Canacona town.

Meanwhile, two policemen were also suspended for allegedly providing protection to the shoot. 

The shoot on the government property had triggered a controversy with opposition parties demanding action against her for shooting an objectionable video.

On Wednesday, police also filed an FIR, first against unknown persons and then against Poonam Pandey under section 294 (obscenity) of the Indian Penal Code.

The Goa Police is said to have had received nearly half a dozen written complaints regarding the controversial photoshoot. Including a complaint filed by the Women’s wing of the Goa Forward Party.

On the other hand, her arrest has lead to another controversy, according to the Indian Model-actor Milind Soman who turned 55 a few days ago had celebrated his birthday by posting a picture featuring him running naked on a Goa beach.

But no action was taken agaisnt the male actor instead people came out lauding the actor’s physique even at that age.

People took to social media calling out the double standards of Indian society:

 

https://twitter.com/super_sanatani/status/1324367239424872449

While the incident has left the memes force in action on social media:

 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.