THE SUPREME COURT has rescinded a criminal complaint filed against former India skipper MS Dhoni for allegedly depicting himself as Lord Vishnu in a magazine cover.
The complaint which was filed by social activist Jayakumar Hiremath alleged the Rising Pune Supergiant batsman for hurting religious sentiments. Dhoni was seen on the cover of a business magazine as Lord Vishnu, holding several things, including a shoe in his hands.
As reported by ANI, the Apex court had also stayed the operation of the order of Karnataka High Court which had refused to stall the criminal proceedings against him. Dhoni had filed the Special Leave Petition challenging the Karnataka HC order
Dhoni will feature for the Pune franchise in their fixture against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Pune on April 22.
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