‘Humiliated’ Brit woman to sue defence lawyer

Ahmedabad, Sep.18 (ANI): British molestation victim Kaya Elridge has said that she will sue defence lawyer Sanjay Prajapati for humiliating her Kaya in an open court.

Advocate Prajapati is likely to be slapped with a defamation suit.

Prajapati, however, told the Times Now television channel that he did everything for his client. He refused to comment on the case, as it was “sub-judice”.

Elridge, who was working as an NGO volunteer, was allegedly molested by a plumber in her house. During the hearing of case in the metropolitan court, Eldridge and her lawyer Jagtap said that Prajapati humiliated them.

Jagtap alleged that Prajapati had asked demeaning and irrelevant questions.

Prajapati had allegedly said in the court on Tuesday, “If I were a woman and behaved like her (Jagtap), one man would go to jail daily.”

“I will be filing a defamation case against Prajapati soon. I won’t let him get away with this remarks,” Jagtap said.

“I am also writing a letter to the Bar Council, the High Court and the State Women’s Commission describing the entire chain of events,” she said, adding she was in the process of drafting the letters.

Eldridge who had come for a three-month internship with an NGO here, was allegedly molested by a plumber Pragnesh Chhatrada in her house. She had filed a complaint against him and he was arrested and later chargesheeted.

During the hearing of case in the metropolition court, Eldridge and her lawyer Jagtap said that Prajapati humiliated them.

On Tuesday, Eldridge had written a letter to the Gujarat High Court chief justice KS Radahkrishnan saying that she was humiliated by Prajapati who asked irrelevant questions like if she smoked and drank and was she living illegally in India. (ANI)