After Rakul Preet Singh moves the Delhi HC over media hounding, Court directs broadcasters to consider her plea

Rhea Chakraborty, the prime accused in this case, disclosed names of celebrities like Sara Ali Khan and Rakul Preet Singh to the Narcotics Control Bureau. Now, as Rakul moved to High Court to stop the alleged media trial being carried out.Delhi High Court has mandated,”Centre, Prasar Bharati and News Broadcasters Association to consider Rakul Preet Singh’s plea”.

As reported earlier, actress Rakul Preet Singh has moved to Delhi High Court seeking justice against the alleged media trials against her after her name cropped up in a drug links related to Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise. Reportedly, Rhea Chakraborty, the prime accused in this case, disclosed names of celebrities like Sara Ali Khan and Rakul Preet Singh to the Narcotics Control Bureau. Now, as Rakul moved to High Court to stop the alleged media trial being carried out,interim directions have not been issued to media channels.

As per a report by ANI, Delhi High Court has mandated,”Centre, 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 ought to be issued.” The High Court reportedly said, “It is hoped that media houses and TV channels would show restraint and abide by the Program Code and other guidelines while making any report in connection with Rakul.” It further added, “Even if action is taken against one channel, it will send a message to others.”

Rhea Chakraborty, who was arrested on 8 September’20 is said to have disclosed quite a few names of Bollywood bigwigs who consume drugs to NCB. It is being reported that the anti drug agency will soon send out summons to celebrities for questioning.

NCB came sprung into action after a few chats of Rhea and her friends allegedly discussing drugs were retrieved by the Enforcement Directorate. Rhea’s brother Showik Chakraborty too stands arrested and is in jail. They are expected to move to Bombay High Court seeking bail.

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