Bollywood veteran Dilip Kumar's wife Saira Banu, who had claimed that a builder- Samir Bhojwani- was threatening her husband, said the builder was taking advantage of her husband's illness.
Speaking to ANI, Saira said "I want the Prime Minister to pay attention to this matter. Chief Minister (Devendra Fadnavis) is making efforts into this, we hope some good result will come after the Prime Minister also intervenes. Bhojwani is taking advantage of Dilip Sahab's illness."
Meanwhile, Kumar's lawyer Chirag Shah claimed that Bhojwani is an affluent individual, adding: "Opponent has great political connections and money power to file cases time and again even after losing so many times. After Saira ji's complaint, he was arrested for 130-132 days. It seems like apart from Saira and Dilip ji, he has harassed and cheated other people too."
Earlier this month, Saira had tweeted from her husband's Twitter handle urging the Prime Minister to intervene in the property case.
"Request from Saira Banu Khan: The Hon'ble @PMOIndia Shri @narendramodi Sir, Land Mafia Samir Bhojwani released from Jail. No Action Taken despite assurances by CM @Dev_Fadnavis Padma Vibhushit betrayed, Threatened by money n muscle power. Request meeting with u in #mumbai," the tweet read.
After Saira's tweet to Prime Minister Modi, an official from the office of Fadnavis said the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) took note of the issue. Fadnavis also assured to look into the matter.
In an FIR lodged on January 4 this year, Saira alleged that Bhojwani, on the basis of forged documents, illegally staked ownership of land in Pali Hill, Bandra, the rights of which were acquired by Dilip Kumar on September 25, 1953.
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