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Shilpa Shetty's father seeks bail

PTI | May 16, 2003 18:28 IST

Actress Shilpa Shetty's father Surendra has urgedthe sessions courtin Mumbai to granthim anticipatory bail in an extortion case registered in thetextile town of Surat in neighbouring Gujarat.

Shilpa ShettyShetty's plea came up before Sessions Judge P V Bavkar,who decided to hear it tomorrow, as Shetty approached him whenthe court was about to rise for the day. Till then,the judge has not restrained police from arresting Shetty. But in keeping with established norms, the police will not arrest him until tomorrow as the matter is sub-judice, his lawyer H H Nagi told the Press Trust of India.

Shetty has sought transit bail and asked the court to restrain the police from arresting him. He has pleaded that hewill go to Surat and seek regular bail from a court there.

Shilpa Shetty had featured in advertisements of Parag Sareessome three years ago and some money was due to her. As her duesremained unpaid, her father allegedly hiredgoons to recover the money.

A case was registered at the Umra police station in Surat ona complaint filed by an industrialist. A member of agang of extortionists was arrested and oninterrogation reportedly told the police he was hired byShetty to collect the money.

The Surat police sought the help of the Mumbai police to arrestShetty. Fearing arrest, Shetty moved the sessions court.

Shetty later told reporters that the allegationsagainst him were false and he was unaware of any suchcase filed in Surat.


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Number of User Comments: 4

Sub: My Views

There should be an agreement entered between Mr.Shetty and Mr. Agarwal regarding the Ad. Then why don't they proceed legally.

Posted by Prakash Pednekar

Sub: Stupid old law system

What Mr. Bharat say is right. Who you will arrest. Mr. Shetty - Shilpa shetty Father The Industrialist - Who has not paid money for ...

Posted by GiriBala

Sub: Shilpas father seeks bail

Shilpas father must be given bail and the other party must be made to pay the dues of Shilpa.

Posted by Ashwin Shah

Sub: What an irony !

In India a person at the receiving end of a crime goes from pillar to post, often being denied even the registration of an FIR, ...

Posted by p chandra



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