Case filed against Bollywood singer and actor Yo Yo Honey Singh (Hirdesh Singh) by his wife Shalini Talwar under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act.
Famous Bollywood singer and rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh has landed himself in legal trouble. A case has been filed against the singer by his wife Shalini Talwar under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act.
According to news agency ANI, a court in Delhi has issued a notice to the singer and has asked for his response.
The ANI report read, “Case filed against Bollywood singer & actor ‘Yo Yo Honey Singh (Hirdesh Singh) by his wife Shalini Talwar under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act. Delhi’s Tis Hazari Court has issued notice to the singer and sought his response over it.”
Shalini Talwar didn’t refer to any member
Shalini did not only mention Singh but also his parents. An excerpt from the complaint read, “The Applicant (Wife). aged 38 years, is filing the instant petition under section 12 of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (PWDV Act 2005) against the Respondents, seeking protection orders and other reliefs against the atrocities committed by the Respondents.”
The complaint further read, “the Applicant has been subjected to numerous incidents of physical abuse, verbal, mental abuse and emotional abuse, at the hands of the Respondents.”
The applicant has been subjected to numerous incidents of physical abuse, verbal, mental abuse, and emotional abuse at the Respondents’ hands.
Honey Singh turned out rude, brash, aggressive, contemptuous, and disrespectful
The lengthy complaint listed details of incidents since their marriage when the singer allegedly physically and mentally abused her. It also documented their relationship, which started in 2001, and their marriage in 2011 after ten years of dating.
In the complaint, Shalini has said that after his career took off, he became “rude, brash, aggressive, contemptuous and disrespectful” towards her. She further stated that he allegedly went to extreme lengths to hide that he was married, gave his money to his parents, cheated on her, and became addicted to alcohol and drugs.
She alleged that the physical abuse started during their honeymoon in 2011 in Mauritius.
Court passed interim orders in favour of Shalini Talwar
Advocate Sandeep Kapur, Apoorva Pandey, and GG Kashyap, from law firm Karanjawala & Co., appeared on behalf of Honey Singh’s wife, Shalini Talwar.
The court has issued a notice to Honey Singh, whose real name is Hirdesh Singh, to reply by August 28. It also passed interim orders in favour of Shalini Talwar, restraining Honey Singh from disposing off.
His wife Shalini accused Honey Singh of alleging domestic violence, sexual violence, mental harassment, and financial fraud.