Ankiti Bose: जिलिंगो की पूर्व CEO अंकिती बोस ने महेश मूर्ति के खिलाफ किया 820 करोड़ का मानहानि केस, जानें क्या है मामला
Ankiti Bose Vs Mahesh Murthy: Former CEO of Zilingo, Ankiti Bose has filed a $100 million defamation case against Seedfund co-founder Mahesh Murthy.
Ankiti Bose Files Defamation Against Mahesh Murthy: Ankiti Bose, co-founder and former CEO of Singapore’s fashion technology company Zilingo, has accused well-known angel investor and co-founder of Seedfund company Mahesh Murthy. filed a defamation suit against Explain that such people are called angel investors who provide financial help to a small startup or entrepreneur by investing in them.
According to reports, Ankiti Bose has filed a $100 million (over Rs 820 crore) defamation case against Mahesh Murthy in the Bombay High Court. Sources aware of the matter say that an article by Mahesh Murthy was published in the March 1 issue of Outlook Business magazine, which caused a controversy and due to which a defamation case has been filed against him. In his article, Murthy indirectly accused Ankiti Bose of taking illegal money from a startup.
Due to which allegations of Mahesh Murthy, the case took place?
Ankiti Bose is reportedly under suspension from Jilingo since April 2022. Complaints were made against him for improper behavior in the company. According to the report of HT Media, Murthy has not named Ankiti in the article but has spoken through various pointers. In this, referring to the founders taking illegal money from startups, ‘a woman’ was mentioned who ran a popular fashion portal and took money from the Sequoia company.
Murthy alleged that she (the woman) asked her firm to pay Rs 70 crore as fees to her lawyer and it is rumored that a major part of that amount was directly returned to the woman as a cut.
What did Ankiti Bose say?
Ankiti Bose said, “The fact is that no evidence was presented before me, no report was placed before me. There were only a lot of media statements and a lot of unnamed sources were saying things but no one was saying anything directly on the record.” Ankiti Bose had initiated complaint action against Murthy on April 20 which is the current one. I am in pre-admission stage.