Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav sentenced to jail, gets bail later

WION Web Team Delhi, India Apr 23, 2018, 06.08 PM(IST)

Rajpal Yadav Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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Earlier, a case was registered which stated that Rajpal and his wife allegedly failed to repay a loan of Rs 5 crore

Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav today was granted bail after getting sentenced to six months in prison by a Delhi court. Yadav is accused in a cheque bounce case.

On December 3, 2017, the actor was sent to Tihar Jail for submitting a false affidavit in the case.

According to reports, seven cases were lodged against the actor. Yadav is liable to pay a sum of Rs 1.60 crore as fine per case. Yadav told media that he respects the court's order and will appeal to reduce the punishment. 

"I respect the court's judgement and will appeal in this matter to reduce the punishment," he said. 

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Earlier, a case was registered which stated that Rajpal and his wife allegedly failed to repay a loan of Rs 5 crore. As per reports, the actor had taken the loan in the year 2010 from a Delhi-based businessman to fund his directorial debut.

(With inputs from ANI)