Mumbai Court Rejects Salman Khan’s Plea With Costs Against Neighbour In Libel Case

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In a major loss of face for Bollywood actor Salman Khan, a Mumbai court has dismissed his interim plea for a ‘gag order’ along with costs in a defamation suit against his NRI neighbour.

Judgment of Bombay City Civil and Sessions Court Judge AH ​​Laddad dismissed Salman’s His neighbor Ketan R. Plea against Kakkar against social media giants GoogleYouTube, Facebook and Twitter, Sandeep Phogat, Paras Bhat and Ujjwal Narayan were declared as parties on March 23 and the detailed order came out on Wednesday.

Judge Ladakh rejected Salman’s notice to pay fees to Kakkar and disposed of the case.

Referring to the alleged statements made against Salman by spectators on social media, the court observed that the plaintiff failed to state whether these were related to him or how they were related to him.

The judge also noted that on perusal of certain social media posts/video transcripts, he found that they were “not completely defamatory”.

The court noted certain posts such as “rapists of nature”, “white terror”, “booty-torture”, “nude dance by Mia Salman Khan”, “mega-corruption”, etc., which were allegedly tweeted by Kakkar There was, and statements of some journalists compare Salman to the Taliban, how the actors “mafia”, “bullying the locals”, “fraudulent records”, etc. which were produced by the actor’s team.

To the contrary, the judgment said that Kakkar had kept record evidence such as a complaint and show cause notice to Salman regarding allegations of encroachment in his Panvel property, the 100-acre Arpita Farms, as a “whistle” in the public interest. bellows”.

Incidentally, Kakkar has already complained about it to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other bigwigs of Maharashtra, but for the past few years has not given permission to enter his property situated on a high level with Salman’s Arpita Farm .

At the initial stage of the defamation trial, Judge Ladakh found Kakkar’s plea of ​​justification more probable than Khan’s prima facie case, as the former had come up with specific material to defend himself.

The order mentions the issues raised by Salman against his neighbor such as construction of a gate to prevent entry into Kakkar’s property, which had no denial, along with illegal construction on Arpita Farm on the actor “Mother of Nature”. raped”, illegally keeping wild animals and much more. ,

In addition, links with the mafia ‘D-Company’ and possession of a “gang” of absconding don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar on his property, drug/child trafficking, organ smuggling, bodies found on his property, use of explosives There was speculation as well. , influencing officials to stop Kakkar’s actions, trying to “communalise” the issue and linking the death of Sushant Singh Rajput to Khan’s Panvel estate.

The verdict goes on to explain Kakkar’s social media statements that 265 acres of land was sold to a company, political links extending to Dubai, Bahrain, to grab not only his (Kakkar’s) money but thousands of other NRIs, how Salman smuggled the former BJP minister Sudhir Mungantiwar was invited though Kakkar’s complaint against the actor was pending, a comparison with Emperor Babur or Emperor Aurangzeb, but the court said it was unclear and neither Khan’s name was mentioned.

On the Rajput death episode, the court said that Kakkar was expressing his opinion but did not name Salman, his farmhouse or the actor (Rajput) involved in the death case.

During the hearing, the judge said that social media stalwarts and others had argued how they were unnecessarily dragged into the Kakkar case by Salman, though they had nothing to do with both the sides and sought deletion of his names. demanded, as the case may be. Became one of the most monitored globally.

Upset with Salman’s arguments, Kakkar later indicated that he was contemplating filing a defamation case against the actor and seeking legal advice in the matter.

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