In a felony defamation case filed on behalf of former Union Minister MJ Akbar, journalist Priya Ramani was acquitted by a Delhi court docket on Wednesday. Throughout this time, mythology was talked about on behalf of the court docket. The court docket, citing the Ramayana, described the time when Sita was carrying Ravana in a Pushpak aircraft and stole that Jatayu had come to guard Sita.
The court docket whereas listening to the case mentioned that ladies have the correct to maintain injustice finished to them even after a long time. She mentioned that the ladies of India solely want equality. In MJ Akbar vs Priya Ramani case, the court docket remarked that an individual who has social standing can be a sexual harasser.
MJ Akbar had filed a felony defamation go well with in opposition to Priya Ramani, saying that the tweet made by Priya Ramani in the course of the Me Too marketing campaign has defamed her. Whereas allegations of this fashion have been by no means imposed on him earlier than. This resolution has been given at the moment after an in depth debate on this matter in court docket.
Considerably, within the yr 2018, beneath the Me Too marketing campaign, Ramani accused Akbar of sexual misconduct. Akbar filed a grievance in opposition to Ramani on 15 October 2018 for allegedly defaming him. In the meantime, Akbar resigned as Union Minister on 17 October 2018.