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Defamation case: Delhi HC admits MJ Akbar’s appeal over Priya Ramani’s acquittal

THE Delhi Excessive Courtroom on Thursday admitted the attraction filed by former Union minister M J Akbar in opposition to a trial courtroom order acquitting journalist Priya Ramani in a defamation case filed by him in reference to the sexual harassment allegations in opposition to him.

Akbar had filed the defamation case in opposition to Ramani in 2018 after she levelled sexual harassment allegations in opposition to him. The trial courtroom acquitted Ramani within the case on February 17 final 12 months. Within the legal defamation case in opposition to Ramani, Akbar had accused her of damaging his popularity by the use of tweets and articles printed.

Representing Akbar on Thursday earlier than the bench of Justice Mukta Gupta, senior advocate Rajiv Nayar submitted on the outset of the listening to that the primary attraction might be admitted and a date might be set for its consideration. The courtroom mentioned the attraction needs to be admitted and the complainant has the correct to file an attraction.

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