Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has filed a defamation suit against a YouTuber in Bihar. The YouTuber was accused of spreading ‘fake stories’ on Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. Sushant had died on June 14 and was found hanging at his Bandra apartment. Three central agencies is probing the death case of the late actor.
YouTuber named Rashid Siddiqui, a 25–year-old civil engineer from Bihar, had allegedly earned over Rs 15 lakh within four months for the news that was carried on his account. Akshay served him with a Rs 500 crore defamation suit for dragging his name in actor’s death case.
Siddiqui owns the channel named FF News and has now been charged with “defamation, public mischief, and intentional insult.”