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03-06-2009, 10:35 PM #1
11-Year-OLD CASE HAUNTS Sunny Deol, Karisma Kapoor
Staying an arrest warrant against actors Sunny Deol and Karisma Kapoor, Rajashthan High Court on Thursday directed them to appear before a Railway court and submit bail bonds within a month in connection with an 11-year -old case of disrupting rail traffic during a film shoot.
Dismissing a petition by the actors that was pending for last 11 years, Justice Mahesh Chandra Sharma directed Deol and Kapoor to appear before the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (Railway) Court Jaipur and furnish a personal bail bond of Rs. 25,000 for their alleged non-appearance before the court despite a warrant being issued against them.
The two actors, fight master Tinu Verma and Satish Shah were accused of illegally entering Narena railway station of Phulera in Ajmer division of Railway for the shoot of the film Bajrang and pulling the chain of a train in 1997.
The unit was shooting at village Sanvarda when the director followed by large crowd entered the platform as soon as the train was about to stop there. When the train was leaving, the unit members allegedly pulled the emergency chain, delaying it for 25 minutes and disrupting rail traffic.
A report was lodged with the Police station GPR, Phulera and an FIR was filed against the film crew. The ACJM (Railway) court Jaipur took congisance of the matter and issued a warrant against the accused.