Actress Rakul Preet Singh had approached the Delhi High Court after her name was revealed during a drug angle investigation into the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. The Delhi High Court today or Thursday sought a response from the Center on the plea of actress Rakul Preet Singh where he sought a stay on media reports linked to the Rhea Chakraborty drug case. Justice Naveen Chawla issued notices to the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Prasar Bharati and the Press Council of India seeking their response to the actress’ plea.
The court asked the authorities to consider Rakul’s application as a presentation and decide on the matter before the next hearing on October 15. The High Court has said that the media had expected restraint in the news about actress Rakul Preet Singh in the Rhea Chakraborty case. He is hopeful that when creating news related to the applicant, media companies will exercise restraint in their news, simply following the TV rules, program code and other guidelines.
Actress Rakul Preet Singh has claimed in the petition that Rhea Chakraborty has withdrawn the statement in which she alleged the name of the petitioner, media reports said that she is being linked to the case. The actress was represented by Advocate Aman Hingorani.
In fact, the Bureau of Narcotics Control (NCB) had earlier said that Rhea Chakraborty had named Rakul Preet Singh and Sara Ali Khan and designer Simon Khambata in the drug case. NCB deputy director KPS Malhotra said the investigating agency had not yet summoned all the people. On Saturday, the agency raided several places in Mumbai and Goa and arrested six people. Karmajit Singh Anand alias KJ, a resident of Bandra, was brought to the NCB office in South Mumbai for questioning and was later arrested by the agency.
The NCB has so far arrested 117 people, including Riya, in Susanta-related drug cases. Apart from Riya, the other accused arrested are Samuel Miranda and Deepesh Sawant, employees of Sushant Singh Rajput’s house. Rear brother Shovik and six accused drug dealers have also been arrested. Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Shauvik have been remanded in judicial custody till Friday, September 22. Miranda, Sawant, Zayed Bilatra and Abdul Basir Parihar are also currently in judicial custody. Explain that on June 14, Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his Bandra flat.