Delhi Court acquits journalist Priya Ramani in criminal defamation case

By ANI | Published: February 17, 2021 03:24 PM2021-02-17T15:24:55+5:302021-02-17T15:35:07+5:30

A Delhi Court on Wednesday acquitted journalist Priya Ramani in a criminal defamation case filed by former Union Minister MJ Akbar against her.

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Delhi Court acquits journalist Priya Ramani in criminal defamation case

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A Delhi Court on Wednesday acquitted journalist Priya Ram in a criminal defamation case filed by former Union Minister MJ Akbar against her.

The Delhi Court while acquitting Ram said, "Woman has right to put her grievance even after decades."

MJ Akbar, the former Minister of State for External Affairs, had filed a defamation case against the journalist Priya Ram for accusing him of sexual misconduct.

Ram was the first woman to accuse Akbar of sexual harassment during the #MeToo campaign. The allegations levelled against him forced him to resign from the Union Cabinet on October 17, 2018.

( With inputs from ANI )

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