Aditya Pancholi often finds himself grabbing headlines for his controversies. The actor is once again in news, this time for his scuffle with a car-mechanic over non-payment of service.
A non-cognisable offence has been registered against the actor for allegedly abusing and threatening a car mechanic over the issue of bill payment, the police said on Monday.
The incident came to light when the 47-year-old car mechanic, Mosin Kadar Rajapkar, approached the Versova police station in western suburbs and lodged a complaint against the actor, said an official.
As per the complaint filed by the mechanic, Aditya had given his luxury car for servicing and repairing to Rajapkar in March 2017. Rajapkar gave a bill of Rs. 2.82 lakh against the job done by him, the official said.
The mechanic had been asking the 54-year-old actor to clear the bill, but the latter alleged ignored the demand, he said.
The mechanic used to ask for payment of the bill, but the actor abused him over the phone and personally, and also threatened him, said Ravindra Badgujar, senior inspector of the Versova police station.
"On the complaint of the mechanic we have registered a non-cognisable offence against the actor and our probe is underway," he said.
Meanwhile, the actor denied all the allegations and said that he had made all the payments and also has the bank statements. Aditya also said that the driver had kept his car for one year for no reasons.
(Inputs from PTI)