In the course of the listening to of a petition filed by actor Sonu Sood, whose Juhu house is dealing with demolition, the BMC advised the Bombay Excessive Courtroom that he has not come to court docket with clear fingers.
Actor Sonu Sood approached the Bombay Excessive Courtroom after the Dindoshi civil court docket dismissed his petition for aid (Photograph Credit score: PTI)
Sonu Sood has not come to court docket with clear fingers, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) advised the Bombay Excessive Courtroom throughout the listening to of a petition filed by the actor-activist whose Juhu house is dealing with demolition. The court docket has reserved its judgment.
Sonu Sood and his spouse, Sonali, have approached the Excessive Courtroom after the Dindoshi civil court docket dismissed his petition for aid.
In the course of the listening to, Sood’s lawyer Amogh Singh stated, “The BMC discover doesn’t point out any ground the place there may be unlawful building, there isn’t any dimension talked about. The building has been there since 1992. They can’t demolish all the building. They’ve not talked about what is against the law. The discover must be particular. In order that I can know what to behave on.”
The six-floor residential house in Juhu was transformed right into a resort. The Soods say they utilized for a licence in 2018 however BMC hasn’t granted the identical. The Soods say that they’ve an in-principal approval from the authority.
The building is positioned in the coastal space and BMC says the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Administration Authority’s (MCZMA) permission was additionally not sought by the Soods. To this, Singh stated MCZMA has not functioned since March.
Singh stated that there are eating places on the bottom ground and so they have licences. The remainder of the building has the fireplace division’s approval. Additionally, throughout the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, policemen stayed in the buildings.
BMC advocate Anil Sakhre stated the Soods are hiding many details and “they’ve not come to court docket with clear fingers”. Sakhre advised the court docket BMC demolished parts of the building in 2018 after which in November this 12 months.
When Justice Prithviraj Okay Chavan requested if Sood reconstructed the demolished portion, Sakhre stated that it was and a complainant had been approaching authorities to tell them about unlawful reconstruction by the Soods. That’s the reason BMC realised in October that the unlawful portion was reconstructed.
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