The Bombay Excessive Courtroom 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.
Final week, Sood had approached the Excessive Courtroom difficult an order of town civil court docket that dismissed his petition in opposition to the discover issued to him by the BMC. Of their petition, Sood and his spouse Sonali claimed that they didn’t perform any unlawful or unauthorised 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 adjustments within the constructing that warrant permission from the BMC. Solely these adjustments which might be allowed beneath the Maharashtra Regional and City Planning (MRTP) Act have been accomplished.” Nonetheless, BMC’s counsel argues that the petitioner was illegally changing a residential constructing right into a resort 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 shopper was working a resort within the stated constructing, Singh stated that he’s not conducting a resort enterprise however is working “a residential hotel in which flats are rented out to people”.
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