Friday, 11 October 2013
MISS UNIVERSE FACES 2 YEARS JAIL TERM IN INDIA
According to NYPost.com, Culpo and others in her group were alleged to have violated India’s Heritage Act during a 10-day visit to India which ended last Sunday.
A Police Inspector, who spoke to newsmen accused Culpo and her company of shooting a commercial for a footwear Manufacturer at the Taj Mahal without the permission of the state-run Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). And, that the Indian Police acted on a complaint received from the ASI on Thursday.
In the commercial, Culpo was reported to have posed for photographs wearing one sandal, holding another in her hand and keeping another pair on the bench she was sitting on
If found guilty, they can be jailed for up to two years and fined $1,600. the officer said.
Meanwhile, the media in Indian has said commercial activity is banned on the premises of the Taj Mahal, a World Heritage Site.