Sonakshi Sinha posted this. (Image courtesy: aslisona)
- News portals reported this week a warrant had been issued in a fraud case
- "I am home, no warrant against me," Sonakshi said
- She called the reports "the work of a rogue individual"
Actress Sonakshi Sinha has dismissed reports of a non-bailable warrant against her as "the work of a rogue individual" and has the media not to participate in what she describes as a "harassment charade." The 34-year-old actress is accused of fraud in a case dating back to 2019 which, as she points out in her statement today, is sub-judice; Sonakshi alleges that the "fake news" about the supposed warrant is an attempt at extortion and publicity. There is no warrant against Sonakshi Sinha and actress' legal team will file contempt of court charges, the statement said.
The statement from Sonakshi Sinha reads: "There have been rumours of a non bailable warrant issued against me floating in the media, without any verification from any authorities since a few days now. This is pure fiction and the work of a rogue individual trying to harass me. I request all media houses, journalists and news reporters not to carry this fake news as it is playing into this individual's agenda to gain publicity. This man is purely trying to gain some publicity and extort money from me by attacking my reputation which i have very proudly built over the years, by planting these malicious articles in the media. Kindly do not participate in this harassment charade. This matter is subjudice before the Muradabad court and has been stayed by the Allahabad High Court. My legal team will be taking all the necessary action against him for contempt of court.
This will be my only comment on this matter until the Muradabad Court has passed its verdict, so please do not approach me for the same. I am home and i can assure you there are no warrants issued against me."
Media Portals such as The Economic Times and News18 reported this week that a non-bailable warrant had been issued against Sonakshi Sinha in a fraud case that accuses the actress of being a no-show at an event she had reportedly been paid over Rs 30 lakh for. The organiser of the event, Pramod Sharma, alleged that he paid the actress to attend the event in question as chief guest but she failed to show; he filed the fraud case in Moradabad and is presumably the person Sonakshi Sinha has accused of attempting to harass and extort her.
Sonakshi Sinha made her debut opposite Salman Khan in 2010 film Dabangg; she was last seen in Bhuj: The Pride Of India.