Actor Siddharth was booked by Hyderabad Police on Wednesday for allegedly making derogatory feedback in opposition to Olympic bronze medalist Saina Nehwal on Twitter. According to KVM Prasad, Additional DCP, Cyber Crime Wing, Detective Department, Hyderabad a lady named Prerna approached Cyber Crime Wing and lodged a criticism in opposition to actor Sidharth for his sexist remarks in opposition to shuttler Saina Nehwal on Twitter.Also Read – Video: You Will Always Be My Champion, Actor Siddharth Writes In Apology Letter To Saina Nehwal; Watch Now The police official mentioned that the idea of the criticism a case has been registered below Sections 509 of the Indian Penal Code and 67 of Information Technology Act and an investigation has been taken up. Notice shall be served to Sidharth, the extra DCP added. Also Read – ‘Sorry About Joke That Didn’t Land’: Actor Siddharth Issues Apology to Saina Nehwal Over His ‘Rude Joke’ Notably, earlier immediately, Siddharth had apologised to Nehwal in an open letter shared on his social media handles. Siddharth’s letter on Twitter learn, “Dear Saina, I want to apologise to you for my rude joke that I wrote as a response to a tweet of yours, a few days ago. I may disagree with you on many things but even my disappointment or anger when I read your tweet, cannot justify my tone and words. I know I have more grace in me than that. As for the joke… If a joke needs to be explained, then it wasn’t a very good joke to begin with. Sorry about a joke that didn’t land.” Also Read – NCW Asks Twitter to Block Actor Siddharth’s Account, Saina Nehwal Says ‘Used to Like Him’
Dear @NSaina pic.twitter.com/plkqxVKVxY— Siddharth (@Actor_Siddharth) January 11, 2022 Siddharth had been engulfed in an argument that erupted after the actor in a Twitter put up on January 6, retweeted a put up by Nehwal wherein she had expressed her concern over the safety breach of Prime Minister Narendra Modi throughout his Punjab go to on January 5. Various activists slammed Siddharth over his feedback, calling it “sexist, misogynistic” and demanded that he ought to apologise to Nehwal. The NCW additionally mentioned that the remark by the actor was “misogynist and outrageous to the modesty of a woman amounting to disrespect and insult to the dignity of women on social media platforms.” Subesequently, the actor apologized to Nehwal on Tuesday evening, after receiving criticism for his “rude joke” directed in the direction of the badminton participant. In an open letter, Siddharth asserted that his ‘word play’ and ‘humour’ had no malicious intent.