Mumbai: The Bombay HC on Friday gave its verdict in Kangana Ranaut vs BMC in the case of BMC breaking the actress’s house. The Bombay HC set aside BMC’s notice to Kangana Ranaut, issued on 7 and 9 September, which was said to have been sabotaged in her place and the action was deliberate. The HC has also ordered that a valuer be appointed to ascertain the damage caused by the demolition.
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The Bombay High Court said that the accused would submit a report to the court after which he would pass a compensation order to Kangana Ranaut. The court has asked Kangana Ranaut to exercise restraint while commenting on others on social media.
The Bombay High Court says that the accused will submit a report to the court after which he will pass a compensation order to Kangana Ranaut. The court has asked the actor to show restraint while commenting on social media and others. https://t.co/Dkh3TOfyGp
– ANI (@ANI) 27 November 2020
The actor attacked a section of his Mumbai office and demanded damages of Rs 2 crore on BMC. In a separate case, the High Court is also set to hear the actor’s plea to quash the first information report against him and sister Rangoli Chandel over controversial comments.
Kangana moved to the High Court after BMC demolished a part of its production house Manikarnika Films’ office in Bandra on 9 September. The actor went to the venue, and the demolition took place shortly before his arrival from Manali. As BMC, pasted a 24-hour ‘stop-work’ notice citing ‘illegal changes’.
In its petition to the HC, it termed the demolition as ‘illegal’, claiming that it was done with ‘wrong intentions’ and without the necessary permission. He said that ’40 percent’ of the property was damaged in the demolition and raised the cost of the damage to Rs 2 crore, citing damage to the chandeliers and artifacts.