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'Raees' train tragedy: Vadodra man files petition against SRK over death during film promotion

Farid Khan Pathan Had Died Of Cardiac Rest As Crowd Went Berserk After Shah Rukh Arrived By August Kranti Rajdhani Express At The Vadodara Railway Station On January 23 Night.

PTI | Updated on: 21 Feb 2017, 11:34:44 AM
'Raees' train tragedy: Case sought against Shah Rukh Khan over death during promotion (File Photo)


A city-based man on Monday approached a court seeking its direction to Railway Police to file a case against actor Shah Rukh Khan in connection with the death of a person during promotion of the film "Raees".

Farid Khan Pathan had died of cardiac rest as crowd went berserk after Shah Rukh arrived by August Kranti Rajdhani Express at the Vadodara railway station on January 23 night.

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Solanki approached the court of Judicial Magistrate First Class here seeking its direction to Railway Police at Vadodara to register a case against actor Shah Rukh Khan.

Talking to PTI, Solanki's lawyer Juned L Saiyed said his client has demanded registration of cases against actor and others under IPC 304 (a) (causing death by negligence), 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees), 336 (act endangering life or personal safety ofothers) and 147 (punishment for rioting). SRK had boarded the train from Mumbai Central for Delhi as part of his promotional campaign 'Raees by Rail'. 

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First Published : 21 Feb 2017, 08:02:00 AM