KRK had called Manoj Bajpayee a ‘drug addict’, now an arrest warrant has been issued against the actor, know what is the whole matter
Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee’s film Gulmohar has been released recently. He played a strong role in the film. Now the district court of Indore has issued an arrest warrant against film critic Kamal Rashid Khan alias KRK in the defamation case filed by the actor. This case has been registered on the social media platform Twitter on the allegation of KRK calling Bajpayee “Charsi and Ganjedi”.
Arrest warrant issued against KRK
Manoj Bajpayee’s lawyer Paresh Joshi gave this information on Friday. Paresh said that after hearing both sides on his client’s application, a First Class Judicial Magistrate (JMFC) issued an arrest warrant against the KRK on Thursday and fixed May 10 for his appearance in the court. In this application, it was said on behalf of Bajpai that KRK is fully aware of the defamation case pending in the district court of Indore, but he is deliberately not appearing before the court to allegedly delay the hearing of the case.
This request was made by KRK
On behalf of KRK, JMFC was requested to stay the proceedings against them in the district court as a petition has been presented in the apex court on their behalf, in which they are hopeful of getting relief from the stay order. JMFC was also informed by KRK that he was suffering from cancer.
Know the whole matter
Significantly, the petition filed by Manoj Bajpayee to quash the defamation case filed against KRK in the district court of Indore was rejected by the Madhya Pradesh High Court on December 13, 2022. Manoj has alleged in a lawsuit filed in the district court that KRK had called him “Charsi and Ganjedi” in two tweets on July 26, 2021 from different Twitter handles with the intention of tarnishing his reputation.
KRK’s lawyer had said this
During the arguments on the petition filed in the High Court, the counsel for KRK, while rejecting the said allegation, said that one of the twitter handle “KRK Box Office” on October 22, 2020 sent a “declaration or agreement deed” to a person named Salim Ahmed. ‘ has been sold through and KRK was not using this handle at the time of the alleged tweet about Bajpayee. In his defense in the High Court on behalf of KRK, it was also said that he had never made any comment with the intention of insulting Bajpayee or any other artist in the Indian film world.