SSR Death Coverage: Few News Channels Are Asked To Air An Apology For Rakul Preet Singh
Few Leading News Channels Have Been Asked To Air An Apology For Rakul Preet Singh After Her Name Was Used In Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case Coverage
The Narcotic Control Bureau had summoned several elite Bollywood celebrities in drug nexus probe, which is apparently linked with Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case. Few months backs celebs such as Sara Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Rahul Preet Singh and few others were in headlines for allegedly being linked to the cartel. Amidst the media coverage of the death case, Rakul Preet followed a legal way after her name was used in news reporting. Now, few leading news channels have been asked to air the apology for the actress.
The News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) has now reportedly directed three news channels to issue an apology on air for their reports on actor Rakul Preet Singh’s alleged connection to late actor, Sushant Singh Rajput. According to the latest tweet post by Live Law, Zee News, Zee24 and Zee Hindustani have all been ordered to air the apology on December 17. In addition to this, the broadcasting authority also directed Times Now, IndiaTV, India Today, News Nation, Aaj Tak and ABP News to remove their online reports and social media posts on the actress which have misleading hashtags.
Delhi High Court Directs Centre to File Status Report on Actor Rakul Preet Singh’s Plea, Actor Seeks to Implead Other Channels @Rakulpreet,@ZeeNews,@TimesNow,@IndiaToday,@aajtak,@shreyagarwal_12 https://t.co/gzEBx6IZeK
— Live Law (@LiveLawIndia) December 11, 2020
For the unversed, Rakul Preet Singh had filed for a plea in the Delhi High court against media reports which mentioned her name in the list of accused in the drug cartel case. The cartel is still under investigated by the Narcotics Control bureau (NCB).
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