Big relief likely for Yo Yo Honey Singh: Punjab govt to quash FIR in 2013 distasteful song case | Entertainment News
Rapper Honey Singh (Photo credit: X/@asliyoyo)
New Delhi: Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh is likely to receive a big relief in Punjab soon. The Punjab Government is reportedly preparing to cancel an FIR registered in Nawanshahr, Punjab, against the 40-year-old musician in a case related to singing a distasteful song.
Information has been given to the Punjab-Haryana High Court on behalf of the Punjab Government in the matter and it has been told that a cancellation report has been prepared which was under consideration by the higher authority.
After the development, the petition to cancel the FIR has been disposed of by the High Court. Also, orders have been given to the Punjab Government that despite this, if the government takes any action against Honey Singh in the matter, then notice should be given to him seven days in advance.
FIR against Honey Singh
It is to be noted that an FIR was registered, in 2013, against Honey Singh in Nawanshahr police station in which it was alleged that Honey Singh had sung an extremely distasteful song and uploaded it on YouTube. Honey Singh had filed a petition in the High Court saying that the song was not sung by him. He further said the musical number was sung by someone else and a fake account was created under his name to upload the song on the popular streaming platform YouTube. Honey Singh had earlier asked the High Court to cancel the FIR.
Honey Singh rose to national fame with the Punjabi album International Villager back in 2011. Since then, he has worked with all leading Indian stars, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
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