MP court issues summons against Ameesha Patel in cheque bounce case

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A Madhya Pradesh court has issued summons against Bollywood actor Ameesha Patel in connection with a Rs 10 lakh cheque bounce case, said the advocate for the petitioner on Friday.

MP court issues summons against Ameesha Patel

Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Manish Bhatt issued the summons on Wednesday after registering a complaint against the 43-year-old actor under section 318 of Negotiable Instruments Act.

MP court issues summons against Ameesha Patel

“We had sent a notice to Ameesha Patel but she refused to accept it. So, we approached a court here, which issued a summon against her. She has to appear before the court on January 27, 2020, or else a warrant will be issued against her,”

Parmar told ANI. The actor had allegedly taken Rs 10 lakh from a person called Nisha Chhipa around six months ago for producing a movie. “Ameesha Patel gave a cheque worth Rs 10 lakh to Nisha Chhipa. However, it bounced,” the advocate added.

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Meanwhile, last month, Ranchi court issued an arrest warrant against Ameesha in a cheating and cheque bounce case.

Ameesha made her acting debut in 2000 with romantic thriller Kaho Naa…Pyaar Hai, directed by Rakesh Roshan. She rose to prominence through Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001), which became one of the biggest hits in Bollywood.