Mumbai: A metropolitan magistrate's court here today acquitted Bollywood actress Preity Zinta in a cheque bouncing case filed by a script writer.
Preity Zinta. Pic/Rakesh Karmokar
"Zinta was acquitted in the case filed by script writer Abbas Tyrewala," said her lawyer Hitesh Jain.
Tyrewala, who wrote the script for Zinta's film 'Ishkq In Paris', had filed a complaint with a magistrate saying a a remuneration cheque of Rs 18.9 lakh given by her had bounced.
Jain said he argued in the court that Zinta gave the cheque to Tyrewala on the undertaking that he would not deposit it without informing her, a contention which was accepted by the magistrate, who acquitted her.
The complaint had been filed in 2013.