Mumbai Police Issues Warning To Reporters Against “Chasing” Celebrities For Interview

Rhea Chakraborty, Mumbai Police, NCB

Deputy Commissioner Sangram Singh Nishandar of Mumbai Police said that media persons cannot chase the vehicle of any celebrity, advocate whom they want to interview.

Mumbai| Actress Rhea Chakraborty has been granted bail by the Bombay High Court today in the Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case. After Rhea Chakraborty’s bail, Mumbai Police has also issued a warning to journalists. It has warned of action against those media representatives who chase a celebrity or a lawyer’s vehicle. The “chase sequence” i.e. chasing the vehicle or the person in question is a rather prevalent practice in the TV News channels.

Rhea Chakraborty was arrested on 9 September after being questioned for three consecutive days in the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) office. The NCB is investigating the drugs angle in the Sushant Singh death case.

Deputy Commissioner Sangram Singh Nishandar said that media persons cannot chase the vehicle of any celebrity, advocate or any person whom they want to interview. He said that media persons cannot endanger the life of a person or someone travelling in a vehicle on road.

Also Read: Sushant Singh Rajput Case: After A Month In Jail Under Drug Charges, Rhea Chakraborty Gets Bail

The High Court while granting bail to Rhea Chakraborty asked her to hand over the passport to NCB and not to go out of the country without the permission of the special NDPS court. The bench also asked her not to go out of Mumbai without the permission of the NCB and not to tamper with the evidence while on bail.

The court also directed Rhea to deposit one lakh rupees as a personal bond and appear in the nearest police station for the first 10 days after release. The court said that apart from Rhea, the people who have been granted bail will also have to take the permission of the investigating officers of NCB to move out of Mumbai.


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