Kangana challenges warrant issued by court in defamation case filed by Javed Akhtar

Kangana Ranaut has approached a sessions court in mumbai, challenging a bailable warrant Issued by a magistrate in a defamation Complaint Filed Against The ‘Queen’ Star by Javed Akhtar.

Mumbai: Actor Kangana Ranaut has contacted a session court, which is challenging a collateral warrant issued by a magistrate, which filed against him by the songwriter Javed Akhtar in a defamation complaint. Ranawat’s petition filed on Wednesday is to be heard on March 15, his lawyer said. The court of Andheri Metropolitan Magistrate issued a bailable warrant against the actor after appearing before the court on March 1.

Magistrate RR Khanhad had issued a summons in February first. As the actor failed to appear, the court issued a bailable warrant against him and posted the case for hearing on March 26.

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The magistrate said that Ranavat had a freedom to contact a High Court to challenge the summons, but he could not escape the presence before his court. Earlier, the police had deposited a report on Akhtar’s complaint and said that the crime of defamation has been done against Ranapa.

Akhtar has accused the actor of talking about ‘Kotery’ in Bollywood after the death of Sushant Singh Rajput in June last and accused the actor of harming his reputation.

Kangana’s lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui said that his petition will be heard on Monday in the session court.

He said that the summons themselves were issued without compliance with the Code of Criminal Procedure, because the oath of four witnesses named by Akhtar was not investigated by Akhtar.