A civil court in Mumbai, has passed an order for a temporary barrier on access to an online mobile game titled 'Selmon Bhoi'.
The game is allegedly based on a hit-and-run incident the involves the Bollywood Dabangg star Salman Khan.
K M Jaiswal, the judge in the Civil court has passed the order on Monday and a copy of the same was made available on Tuesday.
The court has prohibited the makers of the game, Parody Studios Private Limited and its directors, from circulating, launching, re-launching and recreating the of the game or any other content that is related to the actor, Salman Khan.
The court has instructed the developers to immediately take-down, block and disable the access to the game from Google Play Store and all other platforms where it is available.
The Civil court said, "Upon watching the game and its images, it prima facie matches with the identity of the plaintiff (Khan) and to the hit-and-run case connected to the plaintiff."
The court further stated that Salman Khan had never given his consent for the game.
The court says that the game is very similar to his identity and the case against him, that has certainly deprived his privacy and his image is also being smirched.
The civil court also added that the actor's identity and popularity was used by the developers for the commercial gain.
Bollywood's Dabangg Khan had filed an plea against the developers of the game in the court last month, alleging that the name and images displayed in the game appeared to be his animated version.
The court has instructed the makes to file affidavit to Salman's plea and posted the matter for further hearing on September 20.
The Bombay High Court in 2015 has acquitted the actor from all charges in the 2002 hit-and-run case.
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