Sanjay Kapur seeks case transfer after Ravi Pujari threatens him

  • Bhadra Sinha, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Feb 13, 2016 09:19 IST
Sanjay Kapur’s lawyers filed a petition in a Mumbai court alleging that Karisma Kapoor married him for money, and later cheated on him.

Sanjay Kapur, the estranged husband of Bollywood actor Karisma Kapoor, has moved the Supreme Court asking it to transfer a case pertaining to their matrimonial dispute from Mumbai to Delhi on the ground that underworld don Ravi Pujari has threatened to eliminate him.

Sanjay’s advocates told a bench headed by justice AK Sikri that the businessman had lodged a complaint with the Delhi Police’s special cell, a copy of which was also presented to the court.

Taking note of the serious allegations, the bench asked deputy commissioner of police (special cell) to submit a status report of its investigation on Sanjay’s complaint. It shall take up the matter after two weeks.

Read | We are Kapoors, we do not need anyone’s money: Randhir Kapoor

The couple’s matrimonial dispute is pending before a Bandra court in Mumbai. A resident of Gurgaon, Kapur wants his case to be heard by a Delhi court.

Karisma Kapoor and her estranged husband & businessman Sanjay Kapur in happier times.

The couple had moved a mutual consent divorce petition in 2014. But the consent was withdrawn after differences cropped up over their children’s custody and financial settlement. In a fresh divorce petition filed by Kapur’s lawyers, Sanjay alleged that Karisma married him for money and later cheated on him.

Rubbishing allegations that Karisma has been trying to extract money from Sanjay Kapur who runs the leading auto components firm Sona Koyo Steering Systems, Randhir Kapoor told Hindustan Times , “Everyone knows our ­credentials. We are Kapoors. We don’t need to run after anyone’s money. We have been blessed with not only money, but our talent can support us for the rest of our lives.”

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