News Link: Akshay Kumar Sues YouTuber for Rs 500 Crore for Linking Him to SSR Case – By MK (Editor)
Akshay has served a Rs 500-crore defamation suit against a YouTuber named Rashid Siddiqui from Bihar. The YouTuber had brought up Akshay’s name in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
Akshay Kumar has filed a Rs 500 crore defamation suit against a YouTuber from Bihar, as per a report by Mid-Day. Rashid Siddiqui from Bihar brought up Akshay’s name in his videos regarding Sushant Singh Rajput death case. The YouTuber used digital media to allegedly mislead people and spread fake news about several celebrities. According to the report, Siddiqui earned around Rs 15 lakh in a span of four months. His subscribers also grew from 2 lakh to over 3 lakh on YouTube.
Rashid Siddiqui, a YouTuber from Bihar, named Akshay Kumar several times in his videos.
He levelled various allegations against the actor. In one instance Siddiqui claimed that: “Akshay was unhappy with Sushant Singh Rajput getting big films like MS Dhoni-The Untold Story”. He also alleged that the actor had “secret meetings” with Aditya Thackeray and the Mumbai Police.
In his videos, Siddiqui had also linked Akshay with the late actor Sushant’s girlfriend-Rhea Chakraborty. He further claiming that the actor helped her escape to Canada.
Reports says, the police have filed a case on charges of defamation, public mischief and intentional insult against Rashid Siddiqui. He had another case and arrest for spreading fake news and dragging the name of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and his son, Aditya Thackeray, in the case.
A senior IPS officer told Mid-Day that Sushant Singh Rajput’s death was used by several people to make money. He said, “As many people were curious about the case, Sushant’s death was misused by several to make money. Once the media started reporting different theories, YouTubers jumped on the opportunity and started posting fake content. By maligning the Mumbai Police’s reputation they earned a lot of money
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Akshay Kumar Sues YouTuber for Rs 500 Crore for Linking Him To SSR Case