New Delhi, September 17
The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought response of the Centre on actor Rakul Preet Singh’s plea to cease media stories from connecting her with the Rhea Chakraborty drug case.
Justice Navin Chawla issued a discover to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Prasar Bharti and the Press Council of India, looking for their stand on the actor’s petition.
The court docket additionally requested the authorities to deal with her plea as a illustration and take a call on it earlier than the subsequent date of listening to on October 15.
It additionally expressed hope that “media houses would show restraint in their reports and would abide by the cable TV regulations, program code and various guidelines, statutory and self-regulatory while making any reports with regard to the petitioner (Rakul Preet)”.
The actor, represented by advocate Aman Hingorani, has claimed in her plea that Rhea Chakraborty had already retracted the assertion during which she was allegedly named and but the media stories have been connecting her to the case. PTI