Mumbai court upholds magistrate's decision to dismiss obscenity charges against Shilpa Shetty related to a public kiss with Richard Gere in 2007.
In 2017, Supreme Court granted Shilpa Shetty's request to move the Richard Gere incident case to Mumbai. It was heard by a Magistrate in Ballard Pier.
Shilpa Shetty and Richard Gere were charged with violating Indian laws on obscenity and indecency under IPC sections 292-294 and the IT Act.
Maharashtra State appealed the magistrate's decision to discharge Shilpa Shetty & Richard Gere, claiming it was illegal. They argued that Shetty's public kiss was an "obscene act" under IPC 294.
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