Mohammed Akil Mallick attacked and threatened Khan for wearing too short of dress on national TV.
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First Post reported:
Model and actor Gauhar Khan was today slapped by an audience member while she was hosting ‘India’s Raw Star’, a reality show, at Film City in suburban Goregaon, police said.
Gauhar Khan was attacked and threatened by an audience member who said that, “being a Muslim woman, she should not have worn such a short dress”, Aarey Colony police said.
The accused, identified as Mohammed Akil Mallick (24), slapped and touched her inappropriately during the break of the show, but was immediately overpowered by the security guards deployed there, following which the police were notified.
According to a report on Hindustan Times, there were 250 bouncers present at the venue, which had 2,500 people as audience. Yet, the man managed to break the security cordon and get into an argument with Khan.