Rishi Kapoor booked for ‘illegal’ tree-cutting in Mumbai
An FIR was filed against veteran actor Rishi Kapoor at the Khar police station in Mumbai, for ‘illegally’ cutting a tree.
This complaint filed by a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. On the other hand, Kapoor had taken permission from the BMC to trim the tree as it was hindering the construction work at the building he is constructing in place of his Pali Hill Bungalow, that he has demolished.
However, Civic officials, said that the tree-cutting was illegal, apparently because it was trimmed more than what was permitted.
And hence sent him a show-cause notice and decided to file a case against him when they were not satisfied with his explanation.
The FIR has also been filed against the contractor who has hired for the work by Kapoor.
To this, Kapoor had earlier clarify that the he was not aware of about the issues linked to the tree-cutting as he had hired a contractor for the work.
Kapoor told the website, "I had taken all required permission to do so, which I have provided them to see.
He also said, This is plain harassment from jealous neighbours, which was expected. The matter will now be investigated by the officials and necessary action will be taken according to its.