Bollywood actor Sonu Sood on Tuesday appeared as a witness earlier than a particular court docket in a case pertaining to firing at producer Karim Morani’s bungalow in 2014, and stated he had acquired a menace name from gangster Ravi Pujari asking him to not take part in promotion of the movie ‘Comfortable New Yr’.
Based on police, the firing was carried out by members of the Ravi Pujari gang.
The prosecution has claimed a conspiracy was hatched to focus on Mr Morani over abroad promotion rights of the Hindi movie. Apart from Mr Sood, the 2014 movie additionally starred Bollywood actors like Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in lead roles.
Based on particular public prosecutor Pradeep Gharat, the actor absolutely supported the prosecution case and recording of his proof was accomplished on Tuesday earlier than the Maharashtra Management of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court docket, which is listening to the case.
Throughout his deposition, Mr Sood advised the court docket that in 2014, he had acquired a menace name from Pujari, asking him to not take part in promotion of ‘Comfortable New Yr’.
The 48-year-old actor stated he acquired to know from media experiences that there was a firing at Mr Morani’s dwelling in Mumbai.
As per the prosecution, Pujari was focusing on ‘Comfortable New Yr’ solid and crew ever since Mr Morani turned down his calls for to present the gangster the abroad promotion rights of the movie.
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