Kannada actor Duniya Vijay arrested for assaulting senior citizen, out on bail

By: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru |

Published:November 16, 2016 1:13 pm

Kannada actor Duniya Vijay arrested and released later
Kannada actor Duniya Vijay’s problems seem to be far from over as on Tuesday he was arrested by police on charges of assaulting an elderly man and was later released on bail. According to the reports, Shankar and Jayaram’s daughter Manasa came to know each other through Facebook and got married a few months ago, However, their relationship hit rough waters due to differences prompting other family members to intervene to sort out the differences between the couple. Since Vijay is close to Gowda’s family, he intervened to support Shankar in their family matter. He has also accused Vijay of repeatedly assaulting him and abusing him. Later the Kannada actor was released on bail with a warning. Complainant Jayaram has accused Vijay of slapping and kicking him following a heated argument over a family dispute. Vijay lost his cool and assaulted the 55-year-old man and he collapsed on the spot. Sundar Gowda has been held at the Ramanagaram prison by police after two young Kannada actors died while shooting the climax scene for Mastigudi, which is bankrolled by him. Also read | Kannada actors’ death: Stunt director Ravi Verma, Mastigudi director Nagashekar surrender to police
When Jayaram visited Shankar’s house at Chennammanakere Achchukattu in Banashankari III Stage to discuss the matter, Vijay also arrived there.The actor supported Shankar, which led to a heated exchange between him and Jayaram. Jayaram is the father-in-law of Shankar Gowda, brother of Sundar Gowda, who is the producer of Vijay’s upcoming film Mastigudi. Following which, Jayaram was taken to a hospital. In his complaint, Jayaram has alleged that his daughter has been subjected to domestic violence at Shankar’s house and he is worried about her safety and well-being. Based on his complaint, police held Vijay under IPC sections 321 (voluntarily causing hurt), 341(wrongful restraint), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (criminal intimidation).