There is a pause in the King Khan's public smoking case. The co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders was summoned by Jaipur Court for smoking at Sawai Mansingh Stadium on April 8th, during an IPL match between Team Rajasthan and Team Kolkata.
He has finally pleaded guilty and accepted to pay the fine. Shahrukh Khan today sought exemption from personal appearance in a Rajasthan court
Khan's counsel V R Bajva represented him in the ACJM court and pleaded guilty on his behalf.
He said the matter was a "petty affair" and moved an application seeking exemption from personal presence of his client in the case but the same was objected by the counsel of the petitioner.
After hearing both the sides, magistrate Shilpa Sameer posted the matter for June 21.Khan is not required to remain present on the next hearing.
The complaint was filed by Anand Singh, owner of a private cricket academy on April 9.
(Author - Manees Bajpai)