Sushant Sing Rajput’s demise left whole nation in shock . After the death by suicide, several independent reporters covered the news of the late actor. Bihar-based YouTuber Rashid Siddiquee said many influential people were involved in the SSR death case and prominent news channels were not providing correct information. Recently, a defamation notice was issued by Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar against Siddiquee for making “false and baseless allegations”. Now, the YouTuber has reacted on the same and called the actor’s allegation ‘false and oppressive’
According to report of PTI, Rashid said that here was nothing defamatory in his YouTube videos about the Sushant Singh case. In his reply sent through advocate J P Jayswal on Friday, Siddiquee said that Akshay should withdraw the notice soon and if he fails then he would initiate “appropriate legal proceedings”. Rashid further said that the allegations made by Akshay Kumar were “false, vexatious and oppressive and is raised with an intent to harass him”. His reply also stated that the damages of Rs 500 crore are absurd and unwarranted and are made with the intent to pressurise Siddiquee. It further stated that all have right to freedom of speech and the content uploaded by Siddiquee cannot be considered as defamatory as it was “viewpoints with objectivity.”
For the unversed, The Mumbai police have already filed a case against Siddiquee for alleged defamation, public mischief and intentional insult over his posts against the police, the Maharashtra government and minister Aaditya Thackeray. On November 3, A local court granted anticipatory bail to Siddiquee.