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FIR filed against Jimmy Shergill & 35 others for flouting Covid rules in Punjab

Actor Jimmy Shergill and director Eeshwar Nivas among 35 other crew members, booked for defying Covid rules in Punjab and shooting their web series post lockdown timings

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Bollywood actor Jimmy Shergill was booked by the Ludhiana police on Tuesday. National award-winning director Eeshwar Nivas was also among the 35 other crew members who were booked for defying the Covid lockdown while shooting for the web series, Your Honor.

A report in Hindustan Times quoted sub inspector Harjit Singh saying that 150 crew members were shooting for the series at Arya Senior Secondary School in Ludhiana at 8pm, two hours after curfew had been enforced to check the spread of Covid-19. 

Punjab is currently under lockdown from 6pm to 5am in Punjab to curb the spread of Coronavirus.

A case has been registered at the division number 1 police station under Sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) and 269 (negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life) of the Indian Penal Code and Section 3 of the Epidemic Diseases Act.

The director of the show, Eeshwar Nivas and crew members Akashdeep Singh and Mandeep Singh were arrested and later granted bail. Meanwhile, the school authorities said that the crew had received permission from the Ludhiana commissioner of police Rakesh Agrawal for shooting the scene on the premises. 

Your Honor is an adaptation of an Israeli web series by the same name and Jimmy Shergill plays the role of a judge in the second season.

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Ktptalks 3 months ago Good... people are getting covid... people are losing their lives and these people break the rules
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