Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass directed P S Sharma and Deepak Kathpalia, employees of Ansal Buildwell Limited and Ansal Properties and Infrastructure Limited (API) respectively, to write an unconditional apology in a proper format and publish it in leading newspapers.
Earlier, both the accused who had abused and threatened Ms Krishnamurthy in the Patiala House Courts premises in 2007, sought to tender an unconditional apology for their act.
The apologies came after the court had concluded arguments on framing of charges against the duo and was about to pronounce the order in the case.
As per the complaint lodged by Ms Krishnamurthy, Mr Sharma and Mr Kathpalia had threatened her and told her to drop the Uphaar fire tragedy case.
Ms Krishnamurthy had gone to the court to attend the trial proceedings in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case and Mr Sharma and Mr Kathpalia were accused of passing lewd remarks against her and clicking her photographs.
Chairman of API Sushil Ansal and Chairman of Ansal Buildwell Gopal Ansal were also named in the complaint. Then Chief Metropolitan Magistrate had also summoned them in the case but later, the Delhi High Court quashed the summons against them.
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