Rare instance where case resolved by correct advice: SC says on Sonu Sood withdrawing challenge to BMC notice for alleged illegal construction

Sood had challenged a Bombay High Court order which had earlier dismissed his appeal against a BMC notice over alleged illegal construction at his residential building in Mumbai's Juhu area.
Sonu Sood
Sonu Sood

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood today withdrew his plea before the Supreme Court challenging a notice issued to him over allegedly illegal construction in Juhu, so that the BMC may first process and decide by speaking order an application filed by him and pending before the civic body.

"Petitioners prays for withdrawal of this petition as also the civil suit being L.C. Suit No.1368 of 2020 pending before Bombay City Civil Court at Borivili Division, Dindoshi, Bombay, in view of the application for regularisation filed pursuant to the notice dated 24.10.2020 under Section 44 of the Maharashtra Regulation and Town Planning Act, 1966. Prayer is allowed. We direct the concerned Authorities to consider and decide the said application on its own merits and in accordance with law," says the order.

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