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I was raped by MJ Akbar: Another #MeToo charge

Nov 02, 2018 09:13 IST

Another woman journalist has spoken out against former minister MJ Akbar. Pallavi Gogoi, currently business editor at NPR, in a column in The Washington Post, has alleged that she was raped by Akbar when she worked at The Asian Age which Akbar edited then. Gogoi has alleged that Akbar, then in his 40s made several sexual advances at her and on one instance actually raped her in his hotel room when she was in her 20s. Several women have come out against Akbar, who has already sued journalist Priya Ramani for defamation