Bangalore: Karnataka High Court today ordered
issue of notice to police seeking explanation for inaction to
file FIR against cricketer Anil Kumble based on a complaint by
his wife`s former husband that he forged his signature to
obtain passport for his step-daughter.
The notices were ordered to be issued to City Police
Commissioner Jyoti Prakash Mirji and Bharathinagar Police
Station where Jagirdar, former husband of Kumble`s wife,
Chetana, had lodged the complaint.
Jagirdar had moved the High Court yesterday seeking a
direction to police to file FIR against Kumble.
In his petition Jagirdar, who has been engaged in a legal
battle with Chetana, contended that Kumble had "impersonated"
him though his name has been mentioned as "father" in the
passport and signed the documents misleading the passport
Aaruni, born to Chetana and Jagirdar, lives with her mother
The petitioner said the police have not registered an FIR
on his complaint filed on December 26 last year.
Jagirdar in his complaint stated that despite a Supreme
Court judgement, which gave joint guardianship of his daughter
in the year 2004, Kumble and Chetana went ahead to apply for a
passport with a forged signature.