Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has approached the Bombay High Court, difficult a notice issued against him by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for allegedly finishing up structural adjustments to a residential constructing in suburban Juhu with out permission. Sood, in his petition filed final week by advocate D P Singh, stated he has not carried out any “illegal or unauthorized” construction 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 changes in the building that warrant permission from the BMC. Only those changes that are allowed under the Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning (MRTP) Act have been done,” Singh stated.
The petition has sought that the court docket quash and put aside the notice issued by the BMC in October final yr, and an interim aid of no coercive motion to be initiated against the actor.
Last yr, after receiving the notice from the BMC, the actor approached a civil court docket, however didn’t get aid following which he filed an attraction within the excessive court docket.
The BMC final Monday filed a grievance on the Juhu police station, searching for an FIR to be lodged against Sood for allegedly changing the residential constructing right into a lodge 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 construction even after the notice was served to him in October final yr.
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 yr for his philanthropy work in serving to migrants attain their houses in the course of the COVID-19 lockdown.