Ranbir Kapoor skips court hearing of public smoking case
Press Trust of India
June 28, 2012 13:02 IST
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor
failed to appear before a local court in connection with
a case registered against him for allegedly smoking in public. The court has now asked him to appear before it on July
Read: Ranbir Kapoor summoned for smoking in public
Pictures of Ranbir Kapoor smoking at a public place here
last month while shooting for his upcoming film, Yeh Jawani
had appeared in the local press.
A complaint under CrPC Section 156(3) was lodged at a
court in Udaipur following which Ranbir was served summons
asking him to appear before the court today.
Harendra Singh, in-charge of Udaipur's Ghanta Ghar police
station, said that Ranbir has been booked for violation of
Section 5 of Rajasthan Prevention of Smoking Act.
If the charges are proved, the actor may be sentenced to
six-month imprisonment or slapped with a penalty of Rs 200.