Mumbai: Rakul Preet Singh has filed a petition in the Delhi High Court after her name surfaced in the drugs case. The petition has sought to stop media coverage against her. It has been said in the petition that efforts are being made to tarnish her image. Hearing is going on in the court in this case.
Rakul Preet has said in her petition that the media trial has started after her name in the Rhea Chakraborty drug case. Rakul Preet Singh has filed a petition in the Delhi High Court, asking that a directive be issued to the Ministry of Information Broadcasting, in which the media should be prevented from taking her name. Today her petition will be heard.
Rakul Preet also said in her petition that she got information during the shoot that Rhea had taken her and Sara Ali Khan’s name and the media started making headlines. Rakul Preet’s lawyer told the High Court that the media is harassing Rakul Preet. The court also questioned Rakul Preet that why did she not make an official complaint to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting?
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) had earlier said that Rhea Chakraborty has named Rakul Preet Singh and Sara Ali Khan and designer Simone Khambata in the drugs case. NCB Deputy Director KPS Malhotra had told that the investigating agency has not yet sent summons to all these people.
In the drugs case related to Sushant, NCB has so far arrested 17 people including Rhea. Apart from Rhea, other arrested accused are Sushant Singh Rajput’s house staff Samuel Miranda and Deepesh Sawant. Apart from this, Rhea’s brother Shouvik and six alleged drug peddlers have also been arrested.
Sushat’s girlfriend and live-in partner Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Shouvik were sent to judicial custody till 22 September on Friday. Miranda, Sawant, Zaid Vilatra and Abdul Basir Parihar are also currently in judicial custody. On 14 June Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Bandra flat.