The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Friday asked the Bombay High Court to dismiss actor Kangana Ranaut’s petition seeking Rs 2 crore in damages for demolition of her bungalow in Mumbai, PTI reported. The BMC called Ranaut’s plea an “abuse of the process of law”.
“The writ petition and the reliefs sought for therein constitute an abuse of process,” the BMC said. “The petition should not be entertained and should be dismissed with costs.”
The High Court had on September 9 stayed the demolition of the actor’s property in Mumbai’s Bandra area and directed the BMC to file its response in the case the next day. The civic body had demolished a part of Ranaut’s bungalow on Pali Hill claiming that she had made substantial structural alterations without due permission. Ranaut moved the High Court on the same day.
On September 15, Ranaut modified her plea,…