Esha Gupta was slapped with a defamation suit by a Delhi businessman. The Bollywood actress had earlier accused the hotelier of sexual misconduct by means of a series of tweets on 5 July.
Esha Gupta claimed that he raped her with his eyes. And now he has replied with a defamation lawsuit
Subsequently, the businessman filed the suit through advocate Vikas Pahwa at Saket Court, New Delhi. The actress has been filed under IPC sections 499 and 500. And the case would have its hearing on 28 August.
This is what the plea filed by Pahwa quoted – “The mental agony caused to the complainant is continuing every day since close friends and colleagues are contacting him and his family on a continuous basis and expressing displeasure over the content posted by the accused. Many members of the public have been expressing doubts on the integrity and moral character of the complainant believing the false and defamatory statements to be true.”
A series of accusations
It was on July 5 that Esha Gupta made her allegations. She boldly posted the Delhi businessman’s image on her social media handle. His name is Rohit Vig. Moreover, in a series of tweets the Bollywood actress accused him of staring at her inappropriately. And subsequently questioned the safety of women.