YouTuber opposes Rs 500 crore defamation notice by Akshay Kumar

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    YouTuber opposes Rs 500 crore defamation notification by Akshay Kumar

    By: PTI|Mumbai |

    Upgraded: November 21, 2020 12: 53: 52 pm





    akshay kumar birthday Akshay Kumar had on November 17 provided a defamation notice versus Siddiquee looking for Rs 500 crore in damages for making.
    ” false and unwarranted accusations” against him in Rajput’s death case.

    ( Image: Akshay Kumar/Instagram)

    YouTuber Rashid Siddiquee has actually opposed the disparagement notice provided against him by star Akshay Kumar in connection with Sushant Singh Rajput death case and declined to pay Rs 500 crore damages looked for by the star, stating there was absolutely nothing defamatory in his videos.

    Siddiquee has also urged Akshay Kumar to withdraw the notification, failing which he would start “suitable legal


    procedures” versus the star.

    Kumar had on November 17 released a defamation notice versus Siddiquee seeking Rs 500 crore in damages for making


    ” false and unwarranted accusations” against him in Rajput’s death case.

    Kumar, in the notice sent out through law practice I C Legal, stated Siddiquee in his YouTube channel FF News has published several “defamatory, disparaging and negative” videos.

    Siddiquee, in his reply sent out through his advocate J P Jayswal on Friday, said the accusations made by Akshay Kumar


    were “false, vexatious and oppressive and is raised with an intent to pester him”.

    It included that following the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, several independent press reporters, consisting of Siddiquee, covered the news as many prominent people were involved and other popular media channels were not offering right info.

    The reply even more declared that every Indian resident has the fundamental right to flexibility of speech.

    It included that the content submitted by Siddiquee can not be considered as defamatory and that they are to be dealt with as perspectives with objectivity.

    ” The news reported by Siddiquee was currently in the general public domain and he (Siddiquee) has actually placed reliance on other


    news channels as sources,” the reply stated.

    It even more questioned the hold-up in the defamation notification sent out and said the videos were submitted in August 2020.

    ” The damages of Rs 500 crore are unreasonable and baseless and are made with the intent to pressurise Siddiquee,” the reply said.

    Siddiquee looked for Kumar to withdraw the notification and said if it is refrained from doing, he would start proper legal


    proceedings.

    The YouTuber from Bihar even more claimed that the actor was selectively targeting him.

    ” Akshay Kumar faced extreme reaction after talking to a prominent politician, whereby countless people have


    made individual remarks versus him on different YouTube videos and sites. Surprisingly, Kumar has actually not taken any action on the very same, however, he has actually selectively selected Siddiquee to saddle the blame of disparagement,” the reply said.

    The Mumbai police have likewise filed a case versus Siddiquee on charges of defamation, public mischief and deliberate insult for his posts versus Mumbai cops, the Maharashtra federal government and minister Aaditya Thackeray.

    Siddiquee was on November 3 given anticipatory bail by a local court here, which directed him to cooperate in the


    probe.

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