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CHENNAI: The Madras Excessive Court docket has restrained effectively-known poet and filmmaker Leena Manimekalai, playback singer Chinmayi Sripada and social networking sites of Twitter, Fb and YouTube from publishing defamatory sing against film director Susi Ganesan.
Justice Abdul Quddhose on Thursday issued the gag deliver on a petition filed by Ganesan in quest of damages of Rs 1.10 crore and restraining Leena Manimekalai and others from publishing any defamatory text or video against him.
Finding a prima facie case for grant of intervening time injunction, the in finding stated that the ‘balance of comfort’ is furthermore in favour of plaintiff Susi Ganesan. “Irreparable distress will likely be introduced on to the plaintiff, if after trial, this court finds that there could be now not a fact in the statements made by the defendants. Accordingly, there shall be an deliver of intervening time injunction…,” he stated in the deliver.
The in finding extra restrained each Susi Ganesan and Leena Manimekalai, who had been engaged in a struggle of phrases following the latter’s MeToo allegations, from going to the clicking with the topic area cloth of the dispute. “Every the plaintiff and the distinguished respondent are directed now to now not go to the media or tweet messages with regard to their respective contentions as the topic is subjudice,” Justice Abdul Quddhose stated.
He ordered leer to the total respondents, including Chinmayi Sripada and social networking sites including Twitter Communications India Non-public Restricted, Google LLC, Meta Inc (formerly Fb Inc) and Divya Marunthiah. They’re directed to file their reply by February 15, 2022, the date for extra hearing.
Susi Ganesan, in his petition, alleged Leena had been posting messages on social networking sites with connivance of Chinmayi, with the map of harmful his image and repute, moreover spoiling his profession. Her fresh post on alleged risk to lifestyles had led him to be portrayed as a prison, he stated.