YouTuber threatens authorized motion towards Akshay Kumar; refuses to pay Rs 500 crore in defamation case

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YouTuber opposes Rs 500 crore to defamation case by Akshay& 

Key Highlights

  • Akshay Kumar had filed a defamation case towards a YouTuber for Rs 500 crore
  • Akshay had accused the YouTuber of creating “false and baseless allegations” towards him within the Sushant Singh Rajput demise case
  • The YouTuber has now refused to pay the damages and has additional threatened the famous person of authorized motion if the case is just not withdrawn

Just a few days again, Akshay Kumar had filed Rs 500 crore defamation case towards a Bihar-based YouTuber Rashid Siddiqee alleging that he made “false and baseless allegations” towards him within the Sushant Singh Rajput demise case. 

It was reported that Rashid earned in lakhs after he uploaded movies on his YouTube channel associated to Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise. Rashid in his defence has acknowledged that the supply for the content material he put out on his YouTube channel had been information channels. 

Twitter account of Bar & Bench tweeted, “#RashidSiddiqee claims that the news was already in the public domain and he had placed reliance on the other news channels as sources. Adds that the notice was sent after a delay of 3 months, considering the allegations about harm to #AkshayKumar reputation.” 

In a collection of tweets, the official deal with acknowledged, “Your consumer (Kumar) confronted extreme backlash after interviewing an influential politician whereby hundreds of private remarks had been made towards your consumer, however he didn’t take any motion towards them, and selectively selected to take motion towards my consumer (Siddiqee).” 

The YouTuber has opposed the defamation case by Akshay Kumar and has additionally threatened a authorized motion towards the famous person if Rs 500 crore suite is just not withdrawn. 

The tweet learn, “#RashidSiddiqee calls upon #AkshayKumar to withdraw his notice failing which legal proceedings would be initiated by Siddiqee.” 


According to a report in PTI, earlier Mumbai police have additionally filed a case towards Siddiquee after which he was granted anticipatory bail by an area courtroom on November 3. Mumbai police had alleged the YouTuber of defamation, public mischief and intentional insult over his posts towards the police, the Maharashtra authorities and minister Aaditya Thackeray. 

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