Actress to apologise, withdraw assertion on Richa Chadha in connection to Anurag Kashyap sexual harassment case – The News Everyday

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Bombay High Court imposed an injunction on the respondents, asking them to restrain from sharing or including any additional content about Richa Chadha.

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The actress, who had named Richa Chadha in an interview where she accused Anurag Kashyap of sexual misconduct, has agreed to tender an apology and retract her assertion, stated her lawyer Nitin Satpute.

Chadha had filed a defamation case in opposition to the actress together with Kamaal R Khan and the information channel that aired the interview earlier than the Bombay High Court. The case was heard by a single bench of Justice Anil K Menon in the present day with the proceedings to additional happen on 12 October (Monday) when the groups must submit their “consent phrases” settling the matter, writes Bar and Bench.

“She regrets no matter she stated and her intention was by no means to defame any lady,” Satpute informed the courtroom.

Chadha’s legal professionals Veerendra Tulzapurkar and Saveena Bedi Sachar informed the courtroom that they’re prepared to just accept the apology and wouldn’t declare damages.


The courtroom additionally requested Manoj Gadkari, showing for Khan, whether or not his consumer wish to withdraw his assertion. Gadkari requested for time to file reply as his consumer was not within the nation.

Chadha, in her suit, had stated the statements made in opposition to her have “subjected her to immense humiliation, ridicule, undesirable hypothesis, harassment, harsh public scrutiny and lack of enterprise alternatives and goodwill thereby inflicting great stress and psychological agony.

Justice Menon additionally handed an interim order restraining any individual from making related feedback in opposition to Chadha, after observing {that a} “prima facie case was made out”.

The actress throughout an interview on 19 September, had made the alleged defamatory statements in opposition to Chadha, which had been reiterated in subsequent interviews. Chadha, in her suit, talked about that even after a authorized discover was despatched to her, the actress didn’t cease making these statements.

On 23 September, the actress registered a First Information Report (FIR) at suburban Mumbai’s Versova police station, accusing Kashyap of raping her in 2013.

She met Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy on Wednesday and sought “speedy justice”, within the wake of her allegation of sexual misconduct in opposition to filmmaker Kashyap, stories Press Trust of India. The assembly appear a couple of fortnight after the Mumbai Police registered an FIR in opposition to Kashyap following the actress making the allegation.

(With inputs from Press Trust of India)


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