Kapil Sharma case: Bombay HC grants interim relief, stays BMC demolition till 23 November
The Bombay High Court heard a plea by comedian Kapil Sharma, challenging a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation order directing that 'illegal' constructions at his Versova property be razed, on Monday afternoon (17 October). The case came up before a bench comprising justices Ranjit More and Anuja Prabhudesai.
The Bombay High Court heard a plea by comedian Kapil Sharma, challenging a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation order directing that "illegal" constructions at his Versova property be razed, on Monday afternoon (17 October). The case came up before a bench comprising justices Ranjit More and Anuja Prabhudesai.
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Sharma, who has been in the eye of the storm ever since he alleged that BMC officials had asked him for a bribe in exchange for regularising his office space, is facing a slew of police complaints and cases for carrying out unauthorised additions to his Versova and Oshiwara properties in Mumbai, 'destroying' mangroves and for refusing to name the civic employees who had asked for the bribe. A portion of the illegal constructions at his Versova bungalow have already been demolished by the BMC.
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The BMC's K (West) ward's assistant municipal commissioner Parag Masurkar had told Times Of India, that the comedian was issued a stop work notice as he had built an additional second floor and also an extension to the ground floor of the bungalow, earlier this year. "The stop work notice was given for the unauthorised horizontal extension to the existing ground plus one storied structure. On 4 August, after receiving no reply from Sharma the same was demolished," Masurkar was quoted by TOI as saying.
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Hearing Sharma's plea on Monday, the Bombay High court granted the comedian interim relief. The court issued a stay order on the BMC's demolition until 23 November.
#BombayHC grants interim relief to actor @KapilSharmaK9 , BMC's demolition/razingdown notice stayed till November 23 @htTweets
— ayesha arvind (@ayeshaarvind) October 17, 2016
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