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01-25-2011, 02:54 AM #1
Jaya Bachchan in the dock over false affidavit caseWell-known actress turned Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan is once again in the dock for allegedly swearing a false affidavit about the properties owned by her and her megastar husband Amitabh Bachchan
Lucknow district judge Shivanand Misra on Monday issued notice to Jaya Bachchan to explain why she should be criminally prosecuted for concealing certain properties owned by her husband in the statutory affidavit submitted by her together with the nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha bye-election way back in 2006.
Jaya has been summoned to the court on February 3, the next date for hearing in the case, that could cost Jaya her prized Rajya Sabha status, disclosed advocate Sangam Lal Pande, who has been spearheading the legal battle.
This follows a long cat and mouse sequence between Jaya and complainant Ameer Haider, a lesser known Congress leader from Barabanki where the undeclared plots of agriculture land were purchased by the Bachchans....being a human...