Preity Zinta slaps molestation case against ex-flame Ness Wadia
Bollywood dimpled actress Preity Zinta has filed molestation case against her ex-boyfriend and businessman Ness Wadia. In her complaint, she said that Ness during the match between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings on May 30 abused her, bad mouthed, molested her and threatened her inside Wankhede stadium in south Mumbai.
Marine Drive Police station confirmed the report. During the match, when Preity was at the Garware Pavillion, Ness reportedly abused her and also bad mouthed her in front of many people. An FIR has been lodged against 44 year-old Ness and he was booked under IPC sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) and 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), police sources added.
In the FIR, it is mentioned that Ness has been following her and harassing her despite their five years long relationship ended on a bitter note sometime back.
Ness Wadia completely denied the report saying, "I am shocked and dismayed. The allegations are totally false and baseless," Wadia told TOI. He added that he was 'disgusted' to know that Preity Zinta could "stoop to such a level". Wadia also told TV channels that it was impossible for him to assault Zinta as she is always 'surrounded by bouncers'.
Zinta reasoned as why she could not filed a complaint earlier. Her written application to the police on Thursday was converted into an FIR on Friday. "The actor claimed that she had to go out of the city and hence she could not approach the police earlier. As soon as she returned, she lodged a complaint," a police officer said.Sources close to Zinta and Wadia said that post break-up Ness started to see someone and this has irked Preity, "Zinta could not digest the fact that her former boyfriend, who is still her business partner, was involved in another relationship," said sources close to the Wadia camp.
They added, "His mother had to undergo serious discomfort when attending a Kings XI Punjab match resulting in an argument between the two. Zinta has been trying to garner publicity out of whatever is left of her relationship with Wadia."
Ness and Preity broke up in 2009.