Kapil, Irrfan booked for illegal construction


Mumbai, Sep 12, 2016: After Kapil Sharma criticise BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation over corruption, the BMC registered a complaint against comedy King for alleged illegal construction activities. As well as, a complaint was also lodged against actor Irrfan Khan.

BMC Sub-Engineer from South Ward, A.D. Jagtap lodged the complaint with Oshiwara Police Station under various sections of the Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, said Mumbai Police spokesperson DCP Ashok Dudhe.

Sharma lives on a 9th floor flat and Khan stays on 5th floor apartment of DHL Enclave in posh Oshiwara area on New Link Road, said Dudhe.

Last Friday, Kapil comedian-actor stirred up a controversy by tagging PM Modi where he took a dig at “achhe din” asking if the demand for a bribe for constructing a new office signalled the coming of “achhe din.”

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After his tweet grabs media attention, Maharashtra CM Fadanvis replied requesting him to name the officials and promised prompt action. The CM’s tweet was followed by a personal tweet by the chief of the BMC’s vigilance department to Kapil asking him to reveal the names of the corrupt officials who asked for the bribe.

The BMC requested Kapil to name the officials who demanded illegal gratification and also accused him of indulging in unauthorised constructions.

This was stated in a notice to Kapil, and later even Khan came under the BMC spotlight.

However, Earlier on Monday, BJP legislator Ram Kadam lead a protest outside his house today as Sharma does not name people who sought a bribe from him.

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Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam meanwhile expressed support to Kapil and wrote to Governor C.V. Rao, seeking directions to Fadnavis to order a probe into the graft allegations.

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Wefornews Bureau

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