Pop Singer Honey Singh has been booked by Punjab police on the charge of using vulgar lyrics against women along with music producer Bhushan Kumar in their latest song.
The Punjab State Women Commission has lodged a complaint which sought action against him for allegedly using vulgar lyrics against women in the song.
The case has been registered at the Mataur police station in Punjab’s Mohali district.
The rapper has been booked under section 67 (punishment for publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form) of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and relevant section of the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986.
Manisha Gulati, Chairperson of the women panel had earlier written to the state home secretary, Director General of Police, Punjab and the inspector general of police (crime) demanding appropriate action against the singer.
Gulati said that they have asked the police to register an FIR against the singer for using vulgar lyrics against women in his song “Makhna.” The panel had also asked the police to submit status report in the matter by July 12.
The women panel also demanded to ban the song which has an objectionable lyrics against women.