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Updated Thu, 17 Sep 2020 11:56 AM IST
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The High Court sought response from the Center on the plea of actress Rakul Preet Singh in which she has sought a stay on the telecast of programs linking her to the Riya Chakraborty drug case.
The court asked the Center, Prasar Bharati and the Press Council to take a decision soon after accepting the plea of actress Rakul as a representation. The court said that it expected media restraint in the news related to actress Rakul Preet Singh in the case related to Riya Chakraborty.
Delhi High Court directs center, Prasar Bharati and News Broadcasters Association to consider Rakul Preet Singh's plea as a representation and expeditiously decide it including any interim directions that should be issued to https://t.co/8T3nb3cT8X
– ANI (@ANI) September 17, 2020
What did Rakul Preet say in the petition
Rakul said in the petition that he came to know during the shooting that Riya Chakraborty had named him and Sara Ali Khan after which the news is being shown in the media. Rakul's lawyer told the High Court that the media is harassing Rakul Preet. The court asked the actress why she did not make an official complaint to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Rakul's name came in drugs angle
25 Bollywood names were revealed by Riya Chakraborty in an inquiry by the Narcotics Control Bureau. According to the report, Riya has named Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet Singh and others. The NCB also raided Sushant's farmhouse in which several intoxicants have been recovered.