Nainital, Aug 31:  The Uttarakhand High Court has stayed the arrest of Bollywood producer-director Rakesh Roshan till September 19, an official said on Wednesday. Also Read: Krrish 3: Rakesh Roshan not to be arrested for plagiarism now, says Uttarakhand High Court Also Read - Rakesh Roshan Reacts to Sussanne Moving in With Hrithik

A Dehradun-based writer Roop Kumar Sonkar had lodged an FIR against Roshan for copyright violation and accused him of using some parts of his novel in his movie Krish-3 which stars his actor son Hrithik Roshan. Also Read - Viral Video: Deer Runs Across Empty Street in Dehradun Amid Coronavirus Lockdown



Roshan had requested the court to quash the FIR, which Justice U.C. Dhyani refused to do, asking the police not to act against him till September 19. The court on Tuesday said it will take a decision on September 19 if the producer should be arrested or not. The Krish series maker said the script was his original and that there was no copyright violation. Also Read - 'Hum Ghar Par Rukenge': Uttarakhand Govt Releases Poster Urging People to Stay Indoors