Tanushree Dutta Hits Back at “Bluffmaster Gogo” Nana Patekar
Dutta says despite Patekar’s claim, no legal notice has come from him over her allegations of sexual harassment.
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Days after Nana Patekar warned Tanushree Dutta of legal action, the actor, who had first accused Patekar of sexual harassment back in 2008, says she is ‘not scared.’
In an official statement, Tanushree Dutta made it clear that she is not afraid of any legal notice. Calling Patekar ‘Bluffmaster Gogo’ for making empty threats, she says she is waiting for his legal notice. The former actress says she is all ready with her legal team to hit back.
“Given the recent developments I am putting together a team of lawyers and advocates to defend my interests. Also contrary to claims made by Nana’s lawyer I have not received any legal notice. So bluffmaster gogo needs to step up his game a bit here. Instead of making empty threats to intimidate me into silence, send me a legal notice and then you will see what I will do with it!!”Tanushree Dutta’s official statement
Another issue that she acknowledges in her statement is how she is getting harassed by ‘Nana’s helper’ who she alleges is his lawyer.
“Another very important issue that this current scenario raises is how when a victim speaks up there are morally bankrupt and corrupt lawyers and advocates who come forward to defend serial harassers and offenders for their two seconds of fame. Despite witnesses coming forward and all evidence in my support, I’m being subjected to criminal intimidation and harassment by Nana’s helper. I’m sure this guy has many skeletons in his closet too as birds of a feather always flock together. This is the story of countless millions in our country who are still waiting justice because they got dragged into a web of legal mumbo jumbo and were silenced into submission. They make a mockery of not only our judiciary but also our esteemed Constitution by trying to disrupt a persons freedom of speech by such threats.This lawyer along with his client should both be questioned and taken to task. I have a humble request to the bar association of India to call out and take action against him and other such people who help perpetrators further harass their victims and witnesses in the name of law.”Tanushree Dutta’s official statement
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