The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed actress Juhi Chawla's petition against 'untested' implementation of 5G telecom technology in India. The Delhi HC called the complaint 'defective' and 'non-maintainable'.
Calling it a ‘publicity stunt’, the court also imposed a fine of Rs 20 lakh on the actor and others for abusing and misusing the process of law.
Justice J R Midha said the plaintiffs -- Chawla and two others -- have abused and misused the process of law and wasted the court's time.
The court said the suit was filed to gain publicity which was clear as Chawla circulated the video conferencing link of the hearing on her social media account which resulted in repeated interruptions by unknown persons.
The court also issued contempt notices against unknown persons and asked the Delhi Police to identify them.
After pronouncement of order, Chawla's counsel sought a stay on the verdict which was outrightly denied by the court.
The news went viral the moment it broke out on social media and the trolling commenced almost immediately. While the trolling is brutal, there are also memes.
Here are some of the reactions. Have a look.
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