Barabanki court directs police to serve summons to Sanjay Dutt
Barabanki: A local court here today
directed the Mumbai police commissioner to serve summons to
filmstar Sanjay Dutt, who failed to appear before it in
derogatory remarks case.
Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Arvind Mishra
also fixed August 30 as the next date of hearing in the case,
prosecution sources said.
Dutt allegedly made derogatory remarks against Uttar
Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati during a Samajwadi Party rally
in Tikaitnagar area during the Lok Sabha polls last year.
Dutt, the then Samajwadi Party general secretary, had
offered a "jaadu ki jhappi" to the Chief Minister while
commenting on her style of functioning.
A chargesheet against Dutt has been filed in
Pratapgarh district and Mau district courts for allegedly
making a similar remark on Mayawati.
However, the actor had failed to appear before the
courts despite repeated summons.
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