Actor Akshay Kumar has served a defamation discover to a YouTuber from Bihar, in search of Rs 500 crore in damages for making “false and baseless allegations” in opposition to him within the Sushant Singh Rajput dying case.
Akshay Kumar, within the authorized discover despatched by regulation agency IC Authorized on November 17, stated Rashid Siddiquee, in his YouTube channel FF News, has uploaded a number of defamatory, libelous and derogatory movies in opposition to him.
The Bollywood celebrity has sough an unconditional apology from the YouTuber, who has been booked by the Mumbai police in a separate defamation case, and likewise elimination of objectionable movies from his channel.
Our shopper (Akshay Kumar) states that due to your (Rashid Siddiquee’s) scandalous, defamatory and derogatory movies, he has suffered psychological trauma agony and large loss, together with lack of repute and goodwill, which our shopper quantifies at Rs 500 crore, the discover stated.
The stated movies make a number of false and baseless allegations in opposition to our shopper (Akshay Kumar) that he helped (actor) Rhea Chakraborty abscond to Canada, that our shopper had secret conferences with (Maharashtra minister) Aaditya Thackeray and the Mumbai police Commissioner to debate the dying case of Sushant Singh Rajput and so forth, the discover stated.
These movies are false, baseless, defamatory and have been deliberately printed to mislead the general public and is only a low-cost publicity stunt, the regulation agency stated within the discover.
Our shopper is indignant and completely outraged on the public embarrassment, discomfort and nervousness he needed to face due to these false, scandalous and derogatory movies, the discover stated.
The celebrity has requested Rashid Siddiquee to publish an unconditional apology, take down all of the movies the place references have been made relating to him and desist from importing such clips sooner or later.
The discover stated if Rashid Siddiquee fails to reply to the discover inside a interval of three days, the actor would provoke authorized proceedings in opposition to him.
The Mumbai police have individually filed a case in opposition to Rashid Siddiquee on costs of defamation, public mischief and intentional insult for his posts in opposition to the town police, Maharashtra authorities and minister Aaditya Thackeray.
Rashid Siddiquee was on November 3 granted anticipatory bail within the case by a Mumbai courtroom, which directed him to cooperate within the probe.
Sushant Singh Rajput was discovered lifeless in his suburban Bandra house on June 14. Rhea Chakraborty, the late actor’s girlfriend, was arrested by the NCB in a drug case associated to Sushant Rajput’s dying.
She is now out on bail.
Rhea Chakraborty and a few others additionally face prison conspiracy and “abetment to suicide” costs in reference to Sushant Rajput’s dying which is being investigated by the CBI.
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