Rajkumar Santoshi ordered to pay 15,000 against each dishonoured cheque

12th April 2019

Filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi has finally appeared in Jamnagar Court on Wednesday for a case filed against him in cheque bounce case.

Businessman Ashok Lal had lent the filmmaker an amount of Rs. 1 crore to produce a flick. Later in order to return the borrowed amount, Santoshi issued 10 cheques of 10 lakh each, which were dishonoured by the bank in 2016. 

Post which a case was filed against him and he failed to appear in the court several times in the past, however this time he forcibly had to abide by the law when a bailable warrant was issued by the court. 

According to the court, Santoshi is now supposed to pay Rs.15,000 for each of the dishonoured cheque. Also next hearing for this case is scheduled to take place on May 23.