Bollywood hero Hrithik Roshan has been summoned by Mumbai Cyber Cells's Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) to record his statement in a case filed against Kangana Ranaut. According to a tweet from ANI,“Maharashtra - Actor Hrithik Roshan has been summoned to appear before Crime Intelligence Unit of Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Feb 27 to record his statement in a case lodged against actress Kangana Ranaut involving the exchange of emails between the two: Crime Branch.”
Hrithik Roshan lodged a complaint in 2016 stating that an unknown person with his name emailed Kangana Ranaut from a fake email ID. But, Kangana Ranaut said that the email ID was provided to her by Hrithik Roshan and they had been communicating through the same email ID till 2014. CIU is investigating the case filed by Hrithik under IPC section 419, section 66C and 66D of the Information Technology. In 2016, Hrithik had sent a legal notice to Kangana Ranaut demanding an apology for referring to him as a silly ex.
In 2017, Hrithik's father had submitted all the documents and said that, “It’s now up to the authorities to decide who’s telling the truth. We’ve always believed in the power of the truth. I was taught to be honest by my father (legendary music composer Roshan) and I’ve taught Hrithik the same. In this matter, the truth will be out soon." Hrithik's laptop and phone have been taken by the cyber cell for investigation. Kangana Ranaut and Hrithik Roshan have worked together in the films Kites and Krish 3.