An Indian court has cleared Shilpa Shetty of obscenity charges nearly 15 years after she was kissed on stage by Richard Gere.
The obscenity charges were deemed “groundless” and the court ruled that Shetty had been subject to an unwanted advance from the Hollywood A-lister.
Shilpa Shetty is the victim of alleged act of accused No 1 [Richard Gere],” the order said.
However, the obscenity charges against Shetty for the same incident were only dismissed in Mumbai last week, after the case had stalled in India’s legal system for nearly a decade and a half.
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