The Bombay Excessive Court docket on Monday prolonged the interim safety granted to actor Sonu Sood until January 13. The courtroom had earlier handed an order granting aid to the actor from coercive motion by the BMC towards 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 Court docket difficult an order of town civil courtroom that dismissed his petition towards 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 courtroom whereas dismissing the swimsuit had granted Sood three weeks time to file an attraction and stayed its order, granting aid to the actor. On Monday, BMC’ s counsel Anil Sakhare sought time to reply to the actor’s petition.
Sood’s advocate Amogh Singh stated, “The petitioner (Sood) has not made any adjustments within the constructing that warrant permission from the BMC. Solely these adjustments which are allowed below the Maharashtra Regional and City Planning (MRTP) Act have been carried out.” Nonetheless, BMC’s counsel argues that the petitioner was illegally changing a residential constructing right into a lodge with out procuring a license.
“A lodge with 24 rooms is being run within the six-storey residential constructing. The BMC has taken demolition motion on the property twice…as soon as in 2018 after which in February 2020. However, nonetheless the unlawful building is on,” Sakhare stated.
When Justice Prithviraj Chavan requested Sood’s lawyer if his shopper was working a lodge within the stated constructing, Singh stated that he’s not conducting a lodge enterprise however is operating “a residential lodge by which flats are rented out to individuals”.