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Police case filed against Rishi Kapoor for felling more tree branches than he could

A police case has been filed against Rishi Kapoor for cutting down more branches off a tree than he had permission to.

bollywood Updated: Jun 02, 2017 22:17 IST
Press Trust of India
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Rishi Kapoor with Neetu Singh at Hindustan Times Most Stylish Awards 2017, Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai.

Police have registered a case against veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor for allegedly cutting down more branches of trees than permitted by the civic authority.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had filed a complaint against Kapoor for chopping off six branches that were coming in the way of construction work at his Pali Hill bungalow in suburban Bandra, police said today.

Actors Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh arrive in Jaipur. (IANS)

Kapoor had obtained permission for cutting six branches but it was found that more were felled, said Ramchandra Jadhav, Senior Police Inspector of Khar Police Station.

Police had initially registered a non-cognizable (NC) offence against the actor, he said.

Now, a case has been registered against Kapoor under the Preservation of Trees Act, the official said, adding a probe was on.

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First Published: Jun 02, 2017 22:14 IST