Bollywood Actor and international model Mallika Sherawat has been beaten and robbed by three masked intruders outside her Paris apartment block, police revealed on Thursday. The robbery, in which the 40-year-old Indian on-screen character and a unidentified male accomplice were assaulted with tear gas and punched, came weeks after reality television star Kim Kardashian was looted at gunpoint West in the French capital.
The alleged attack occurred when the couple arrived at her residential area in the chic sixteenth arrondissement of Paris at 9.40pm.
According to Le Parisien, the French capital’s daily newspaper, the criminals wore scarves across their faces and “without saying a word, sprayed their victims with tear gas before punching them”? She arrived at the apartment block on Friday, November 11 with an unidentified male friend. They immediately called the emergency services once the attackers fled.
A criminal examination has been launched, with detectives chipping away at the presumption that this was an attempted robbery.
Mallika Sherawat whose genuine name is Reema Lamba, has beforehand stood up against the number of assaults on lady in India, including honor killings and gang rapes.
While promoting her film Bachelorette India two years ago, she said that since dividing her time between living in Los Angeles and India, “when I’ve experienced that social freedom, when I go back to India, which is so regressive for women, it’s depressing. As an independent women, it’s really depressing”.
The assault comes weeks after Kim Kardashian West was robbed at a hotel. Five robbers got away with a millions pounds worth of jewels on October 3.
The assault stood out as an international headlines and provoked Paris chairman Anne Hidalgo to insist that the capital is a sheltered and safe place for VIPs and celebrities.