Prashanth Sambargi who levelled accusations against Congress MLA BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan has been named in an FIR after the latter filed a complaint against the activist for dragging his name with Sanjjanaa who is arrested in the drugs case.

Khan termed Sambargi reckless, derogatory, defamatory and abusive in his complaint. Based on his complaint, police have filed a non-cognizable report (NCR) and moved the court for further orders. The 24th ACMM court directed the police to register an FIR under relevant sections of the IPC

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IPC sections 120B (criminal conspiracy), 504 (intentional insult), 506 (criminal intimidation), 463 and 465 (forgery) has been invoked against Sambargi and the police will ask the activist to appear before them and submit proof of his allegations.

The activist had claimed that BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan was in a casino where Sanjjanaa was also present and Khan had lost crores of money in gambling.

Sambargi also claimed one of Khan's aides is also involved in drug trade.