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Now a rape allegation on MJ Akbar, he denies terming it ‘consensual’

This time, the allegations is grave as a US based scribe has accused Akbar of raping her

Yet another allegation surfaced against MJ Akbar, the former Union Minister of State as well as a journalist.

This time, the allegations is grave as a US based scribe has accused Akbar of raping her.

To this allegation, Akbar said that he and Pallavi Gogoi, the complainant, were in a consensual relationship.

The latest in the fast unfolding series of events is that Akbar’s wife too now come out in open.

Akbar’s wife Mallika Joseph broke her silence and called Gogoi’s allegations levelled against her husband as lies.

It need be mentioned that a number of women came out to make similar accusations in the wake of the #MeToo campaign.

Such allegations have cost Akbar his post as minister of state for external affairs.

In an article written under her byline for The Washington Post published, Pallavi Gogoi recounted her ‘ordeal’ occurred 23 years ago as the most painful memories of my life.

But Akbar maintains that he, back in year 1994, entered into a consensual relationship with Ms Pallavi Gogoi and that it lasted several months.

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