A criminal case was registered on Saturday against Karni Sena workers for creating a ruckus and stopping the live performance of famous rapper MC Stan in Indore. Police gave this information.
Eyewitnesses said activists of Karni Sena created ruckus during Stan’s performance at a hotel in Lasudia area on Friday night, alleging that he was spreading obscenity among the youth by using profanity in his songs.
According to eyewitnesses, the organizers had to stop the open-air event midway due to the ruckus, which left fans fuming to see the rapper, the winner of the 16th edition of reality TV show “Bigg Boss”. Eyewitnesses said that the police used mild lathi charge to control the people who were creating ruckus around the hotel.
RS Dandotia, sub-inspector of Lasudia police station, told PTI that on a complaint by a hotel security guard, Indian Penal Code sections 451 (trespassing on premises to commit an offense punishable with imprisonment), 294 ( An FIR has been registered under section 506 (intimidation) and other relevant provisions.
The two accused named in the FIR include local Karni Sena leaders Digvijay Singh and Raja Singh, while the other accused are being identified after going through the video footage of the ruckus, he said.
Dandotia said Karni Sena activists were accused of abusing, threatening and breaking flower pots at the people present there after forcibly entering Stan’s programme. The sub-inspector said that Stan had to leave the stage in the middle of the program in view of the uproar by the Karni Sena workers.
Some videos of the uproar have also surfaced, in one of which Karni Sena activists are shown climbing onto the empty stage of Stan’s program and occupying it after Stan’s departure.
District President of Karni Sena, Anurag Pratap Singh Raghav said, “MC Stan is spreading obscenity among the youth by using profanities in his songs. In view of this, we had already informed the event organisers, hotel management and police-administration that if Stan used indecent language during his presentation in Indore, Karni Sena would hit him with shoes.
Raghav alleged that Stan, during his live performance in Indore, used foul language and sang songs containing vulgar language in front of the young audience.
On the other hand, fans of the young rapper are expressing outrage on social media and questioning his behavior over the ruckus of Karni Sena workers at Stan’s event. Stan’s fans have been sharing posts in solidarity with him with the message “Public stands with MC Stan”.