Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has approached the Bombay Excessive Court docket, difficult a discover issued towards him by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) for allegedly finishing up structural modifications to a residential constructing in suburban Juhu with out permission. Sood, in his petition filed final week by advocate D P Singh, mentioned he has not carried out any “unlawful or unauthorised” building within the six-storey Shakti Sagar constructing.
A single bench of Justice Prithviraj Chavan will hear the petition on Monday. “The petitioner (Sood) has not made any modifications within the constructing that warrant permission from the BMC. Solely these modifications which can be allowed beneath the Maharashtra Regional and City Planning (MRTP) Act have been achieved,” Singh mentioned.
The petition has sought that the court docket quash and put aside the discover issued by the BMC in October final 12 months, and an interim reduction of no coercive motion to be initiated towards the actor. Final 12 months, after receiving the discover from the BMC, the actor approached a civil court docket, however did not get reduction following which he filed an enchantment within the excessive court docket.
The BMC final Monday filed a grievance on the Juhu police station, searching for an FIR to be lodged towards Sood for allegedly changing the residential constructing right into a resort with out permission. The grievance letter was despatched to the police after the BMC inspected the constructing and located that Sood had allegedly not complied with the requisitions and was persevering with unauthorised building even after the discover was served to him in October final 12 months.
The police are but to register FIR within the case. Sood, who is understood for his roles in movies like “Dabangg”, “Jodha Akbar” and “Simmba”, got here into highlight final 12 months for his philanthropy work in serving to migrants attain their properties throughout the COVID-19 lockdown.
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