Actor Akshay Kumar has served a defamation discover to a YouTuber from Bihar, searching for Rs 500 crore in damages for making “false and baseless allegations” towards him within the Sushant Singh Rajput demise case.
Kumar, within the authorized discover despatched via legislation agency I C Authorized on November 17, mentioned Rashid Siddiquee, in his YouTube channel FF Information, has uploaded a number of defamatory, libelous and derogatory movies towards him. The actor has sought 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 consumer (Kumar) states that due to your (Siddiquee’s) scandalous, defamatory and derogatory movies, he has suffered psychological trauma agony and big loss, together with lack of popularity and goodwill, which our consumer quantifies at Rs 500 crore,” the discover mentioned.
“The mentioned movies make a number of false and baseless allegations towards our consumer (Kumar) that he helped (actor) Rhea Chakraborty abscond to Canada, that our consumer had secret conferences with (Maharashtra minister) Aaditya Thackeray and the Mumbai police Commissioner to debate the demise case of Sushant Singh Rajput and so forth,” it mentioned.
“These movies are false, baseless, defamatory and have been deliberately revealed to mislead the general public and is only a low-cost publicity stunt,” the legislation agency mentioned within the discover.
“Our consumer is indignant and completely outraged on the public embarrassment, discomfort and anxiousness he needed to face due to these false, scandalous and derogatory movies,” the discover mentioned.
The actor has requested 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 mentioned if Siddiquee fails to reply to the discover inside a interval of three days, the actor would provoke authorized proceedings towards him.
The Mumbai Police have individually filed a case towards Siddiquee on prices of defamation, public mischief and intentional insult for his posts towards town police, Maharashtra authorities and minister Aaditya Thackeray.
Siddiquee was on November three granted anticipatory bail within the case by a Mumbai court docket, which directed him to cooperate within the probe.
Rajput was discovered useless 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 Rajput’s demise. She is now out on bail.
Chakraborty and a few others additionally face prison conspiracy and abetment to suicide prices in reference to Rajput’s demise which is being probed by the CBI.
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