YouTuber Rashid Siddiquee is in news for his reaction towards the defamation notice issued against him by actor Akshay Kumar in connection with the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. He said he doesn’t have to pay ₹ 500 crore damages asked by the actor as there is nothing defamatory in his video
Akshay Kumar had on November 17 issued a defamation notice against Rashid Siddiquee seeking ₹ 500 crores in damages for making “false and baseless allegations” against him in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
Akshay Kumar, in the notice sent through law firm IC Legal, said Rashid Siddiquee in his YouTube channel FF News has published several “defamatory, libelous and derogatory” videos.
Rashid Siddiquee, in his reply sent through his advocate JP Jayswal on Friday, claimed the allegations made by Akshay Kumar were “false, vexatious and oppressive and is raised with an intent to harass him”.
“The news reported by Siddiquee was already in the public domain and he has placed reliance on other news channels as sources,” the reply stated.