[Live-Updates] Defamation Case By MJ Akbar Against Priya Ramani- Final Arguments By Sr.Ad. Rebecca John

first_imgTop Stories[Live-Updates] Defamation Case By MJ Akbar Against Priya Ramani- Final Arguments By Sr.Ad. Rebecca John Karan Tripathi4 Sep 2020 11:43 PMShare This – xMJ Akbar v. Priya Ramani: Senior Adv Rebecca John begins her final arguments before ACMM at Rouse Avenure court in the defamation case filed by MJ Akbar against journalist Priya…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginMJ Akbar v. Priya Ramani: Senior Adv Rebecca John begins her final arguments before ACMM at Rouse Avenure court in the defamation case filed by MJ Akbar against journalist Priya RamaniLive Updates 5 Sep 2020 2:05 AMThe judge has to attend a training programme at this moment. The matter is adjourned till Sep 8 at 12 noon. 5 Sep 2020 2:03 AMHearing resumes.5 Sep 2020 1:26 AMJohn now refers to the statements made by Ramani under sec 313 of CrPC Judge decides to break for a lunch break. Proceedings will resume at 2:305 Sep 2020 1:22 AMJohn: There are contradictions in Akbar’s response to questions asked about Ramani’s story ‘Earlier he had said he doesn’t remember, later he denied those facts’, John argues 5 Sep 2020 1:19 AMJohn: Earlier Akbar had said that he doesn’t remember being served a notice for contempt by the High Court and for which he had issued an apology ‘Later on he recognised it when a certified copy was shown to him’, John argues5 Sep 2020 1:18 AMJohn: I had every right to test Akbar’s veracity while cross-examining him5 Sep 2020 1:17 AMJohn argues that Akbar only talked about one aspect of his political life ‘That’s why I cross-examined him about the earlier part of his political life which he chose not to speak about’, she argues 5 Sep 2020 1:17 AMJohn argues that while Ramani is not denying writing the Vogue article, it is important to highlight that only first 4 paras related to Akbar. The other paras were about male bosses in general5 Sep 2020 1:17 AMJohn informs the court that Akbar had admitted that Pallavi Gogoi was his subordinate at the workplace5 Sep 2020 1:11 AMJohn reads out part of Akbar’s statement wherein he had stated that Pallavi Gogoi used to have dinners with his family and never showed a horrified face of a victim of a sexual offence>Load MoreNext Storylast_img read more