The Bombay High Court rejected Kangana Ranot's petition challenging the fees of senior advocate fighting on behalf of BMC in the Mumbai-based residential office demolition case. The High Court said that the court cannot interfere in such cases.
According to the PTI report, a bench of Justices SS Shinde and Manish Pitale made the decision on the petition of activist Sharad Yadav. Let me tell you, activist Sharad Yadav claimed in his petition that BMC had paid Rs 82.50 lakh to senior advocate Aspi Chinoyi as fees. The Bench said- We cannot interfere in this area nor can it be regularized. The court should not fall into what fees should be paid to a senior advocate on record.
Bombay HC dismisses plea challenging fees paid by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to senior counsel in the case of demolition of actor Kangana Ranaut's bungalow, says court cannot interfere or regulate such decisions
RTI activist Yadav demanded a CBI inquiry into the matter. He said that BMC has lost public money. The petition also said that BMC should not have appointed a senior advocate in such small cases.