A courtroom in Mumbai as we speak allowed “last chance” to actor Kangana Ranaut’s plea in search of exemption from private look within the defamation case filed by Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhtar and directed her to stay current on the following date of listening to with out fail.
Metropolitan Justice of the Peace, Andheri, RR Khan, additionally rejected the plea of Mr Akhtar, filed by means of his lawyer, in search of issuance of an arrest warrant towards the actor however stated the complainant can transfer the plea once more if Ms Ranaut fails to seem on the subsequent listening to.
The matter is posted for listening to on September 1.
As the matter got here up for listening to on Tuesday, the complainant filed a reply on Ms Ranaut’s plea who had sought everlasting exemption from look earlier than courtroom citing skilled commitments. An software was additionally filed requesting the courtroom to difficulty an arrest warrant towards her.
During the proceedings, Ms Ranaut’s lawyer requested that she be exempted from private look for the day, which was allowed by the Justice of the Peace.
“The exemption application filed by the advocate of the accused is granted for today as the last chance. The advocate for the accused is directed to keep the accused present on the next date without fail,” the courtroom stated.
On the plea in search of issuance of a warrant towards the actor, the Justice of the Peace stated, “The application filed by the advocate of the complainant for issuance of warrant against the accused is rejected.
The advocate for the complainant is informed that on the failure of the accused to remain present before the court on the next date, they may file an application for a warrant against her”.
Mr Akhtar, 76, had filed the grievance within the Justice of the Peace’s courtroom final November claiming Ms Ranaut had made defamatory statements towards him in a tv interview, which allegedly broken his status.
In his grievance, Javed Akhtar claimed that Kangana Ranaut dragged his identify throughout an interview whereas referring to a “coterie” current in Bollywood, following the demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June final 12 months.
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