Fashion Designer Rohit Bal arrested for fight over parking space in Delhi


Well known fashion designer Rohit Bal was arrested on Friday for allegedly creating a ruckus and misbehaving with his neighbour in South Delhi’s Defence Colony area. The incident took place late Thursday night, as reported by Indian Express.

The main reason for the commotion has been attributed to ‘parking’ in the area. Bal, who also runs a showroom in Defence Colony, had a fight over a parking issue with his neighbour in Defence Colony’s C block on Thursday night. The neighbour subsequently made a PCR call, following which the Delhi Police arrived at the spot.

According to the Delhi Police, Bal was found under the influence of alcohol when they reached the spot. The police have also arrested Bal’s friend, his driver and his cook with regards to the same case.

The Delhi Police confirmed a case under section 427 (mischief, causing damage to the amount of Rs. 50), 451 (house trespass) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of the IPC has been registered at the Defence Colony police station.

All four including Bal, were granted bail later, as stated by the police.

Rohit Bal is a renowned fashion designer for both men and women in India. Award winner of IFA Designer of the year in 2001 and 2004, Bal is best known for his use of lotus and peacock motifs in his designs.


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