The Bombay High Court on Monday prolonged the interim protection granted to actor Sonu Sood till January 13. A civil court docket had earlier handed an order granting reduction to the actor from coercive motion by the BMC in opposition to the alleged unlawful structural adjustments made by him in a residential constructing in suburban Juhu with out buying permission.
Last week, Sood had approached the High Court difficult an order of the town civil court docket that dismissed his petition in opposition to the discover issued to him by the BMC. In their petition, Sood and his spouse Sonali claimed that they didn’t perform any unlawful or unauthorized building within the six-storey Shakti Sagar constructing.
The civil court docket whereas dismissing the swimsuit had granted Sood three weeks time to file an attraction and stayed its order, granting reduction to the actor. On Monday, BMC’s counsel Anil Sakhare sought time to reply to the actor’s petition.
Sood’s advocates Amogh Singh stated, “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.” However, BMC’s counsel argues that the petitioner was illegally changing a residential constructing right into a lodge with out procuring a license.
“A hotel with 24 rooms is being run in the six-storey residential building. The BMC has taken demolition action on the property twice… once in 2018 and then in February 2020.But, still the illegal construction is on, ”Sakhare stated.
When Justice Prithviraj Chavan requested Sood’s lawyer if his consumer was working a lodge within the stated constructing, Singh stated that he’s not conducting a lodge enterprise however is operating “a residential hotel in which flats are rented out to people”.