Akbar cross examined in defamation case against Ramani

NEW DELHI: The cross examination of former Union Minister M.J. Akbar continued on Monday in connection with a defamation case filed by him against journalist Priya Ramani.

The hearing which is still on saw heated exchange of arguments between two senior advocates — Akbar’s counsel Geeta Luthra and Ramani’s Counsel Rebecca John — as Luthra objected many questions asked by John.

The hearing was taking place before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal. IANS