[Breaking]: MJ Akbar files defamation case against Priya Ramani for “frivolous” sexual harassment allegations

Bar & Bench October 15 2018
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In the wake of the sexual harassment allegations levelled against him, Union Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar has filed a defamation case against one of his accusers, journalist Priya Ramani.

Akbar has approached the Patiala House Court in Delhi under Section 499 of the Indian Penal Code, terming the allegations levelled against as “false, frivolous, unjustifiable and scandalous”.

As per the complaint, Akbar points out that the incidents referred to by Ramani occurred 20 years ago, and that,

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