Saif Ali Khan who couldn’t be present in the court yesterday, has been given a last warning. The court warned that a warrant would be issued if the actor failed to be present at the next hearing.
Saif Ali Khan’s lawyer on Monday filed exemption application saying that the actor is busy shooting abroad so couldn’t make it. Prosecutor Wajid Sheikh objected to the application and issued warrant against Saif.
The court said that if the actor would not be present in the court, a warrant might be issued against him. The court has framed charges against them under Sections 325 (assault) and 34 (common intention) of Indian Penal Code
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The case was registered against Saif when he was dining out with lady love Kareena Kapoor in 2012 at Wasabi at the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel in Mumbai. Saif Ali Khan thwacked an NRI businessman, Iqbal Sharma, also dining at the same restaurant.
A verbal and allegedly physical altercation ensued over a simple matter of the businessman asking Saif and company to keep their voices down. Things turned ugly with the businessman getting a bloody nose and reporting the matter to the Colaba police station.
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Last month, government contemplated to snatch away the prestigious Padma Shri Award from actor Saif Ali Khan that was awarded to him on April 7, 2010.The Union Ministry had asked the Mumbai police to quickly wind up the case process of him, which was registered against him over this incident.