September 17 : After it was alleged that Rhea Chakraborty named Rakul Preet Singh along with Sara Ali Khan and Simone Khambatta for taking drugs, Rakul has approached the Delhi High Court complaining against media trial.
It is alleged that Rhea has named Rakul during her interrogation with the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) related to drugs that is being linked to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case.
ANI has tweeted that Rakul, whose name has surfaced in drugs-related case has approached the Delhi High Court against media trial. The actress through her lawyer said that media reports being run in contravention with I&B Ministry guidelines.
ANI has also tweeted that the Delhi High Court has sent out directives to the Prasar Bharati and News Broadcasters Association in connection to this matter and asked them to consider the actress’ plea as a representation and expeditiously decide it including any interim directions that ought to be issued.
After Rhea Chakraborty’s arrest by the NCB in the drug case, the agency is also investigating the drug nexus in Bollywood. Amid this, several news channels and YouTube channels flashed reports claiming that Rhea has named Rakul along with Sara and Simone in her statement with the NCB. The reports also claimed that Rakul used to hang out with Rhea and Sushant and also take drugs.
However, deputy director of NCB, KPS Malhotra, had confirmed in a statement that Rhea had named Sara, Rakul and Simone in her statement to the NCB. “Their names have surfaced but right now we can’t comment on the further course of action.”
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