HC restrains broker from defaming Shahrukh Khan

<a href='//www.bollywoodmantra.com/celebrity/shahrukh-khan/' title='Shahrukh Khan' class='article_display_tag' data-id='shahrukh-khan' id='article_tag_data_shahrukh-khan' style='display: inline-block;'><strong>Shahrukh Khan</strong></a>Bollywood hero Shahrukh Khan on Thursday got a breather as the Mumbai High Court restrained a real estate agent from issuing defamatory statements in the media against him and also admitted the actor's suit claiming Rs 10 lakh damages from the agent....
...Hearing a notice of motion on Khan's suit, Justice DG Karnik observed that prima facie it appeared that the actor did not owe Rs 3.82 lakh brokerage to Anees Ahmed for purchase of a flat in Deep Van building in suburban Khar.

The court accepted the contention of Khan's lawyer Virag Tulzapurkar that Ahmed was broker of the other party and did not deal on behalf of Khan.

The actor had moved a notice of motion seeking an injunction to restrain the estate agent from making any statements against him in the print or electronic media.

Khan has also filed a petition challenging a magistrate's order which issued bailable warrant against him in the cheating case filed by Anees Ahmed over the property transaction. The High court is yet to decide on this petition.

Anees Ahmed had claimed that the actor had not paid him brokerage for a purchase of the flat.

The High Court had earlier stayed the execution of the warrant issued by the magistrate. The interim stay was granted by Justice Dilip Bhosale on a petition filed by the actor pleading that the Magistrate had exceeded his jurisdiction by issuing bailable warrant against him.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, JB Pankhe, had issued bailable warrant against Shahrukh Khan on January 22 in a cheating case alleging that he had not paid brokerage for the purchase of a flat two years back.

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