New Delhi, April 20: The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed a criminal complaint filed against former India cricket Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
The complaint was filed by an Andhra Pradesh resident who was offended by Dhoni's description of Lord Vishnu by a business magazine.
The bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra said that the ingredients of the offence alleged in the criminal complaint amounting to hurting the religious feelings of the complainant are not made out.
This came months after another bench of the apex court quashed an identical complaint filed in Bengaluru.
The depiction in question was a magazine cover released in 2013 featuring Captain Cool.
He was dressed up as Lord Vishnu, holding several objects in his hands, including a shoe.
A court in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh had issued a non-bailable warrant against him for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.
Following the arrest warrant, Dhoni had reached Supreme Court seeking to quash of the criminal proceedings against him.