Singapore man rejected by woman sues her for $2.3 million


A Singaporean man is seeking more than $2 million in legal damages after he allegedly injured a woman who rejected his romantic advances and only saw her as a friend.

The woman, who is scheduled to hear next week’s defamation suit in Singapore’s High Court against a man identified as drone racing executive K. Kawshigan, alleges the rejection has caused him “trauma” and “reduced his income”. The suit the woman is contesting is seeking about $2.3 million in damages for being considered a friend.

In a separate case filed by Kawshigan in the Office of the Chief Justice of Singapore, the woman’s lawyers said she was ordered to pay her legal fees last month. The lawsuit claims the woman violated the “offer,” including the offer, and seeks nearly $17,000. [Kawshigan] motivation to share struggles and successes” and “meetings based on mutual availability; “Beyond Coffee Adjustments.”

The woman used to argue. The $17,000 demand was an abuse of process because it was “taken with an unfair purpose” to force him to “comply with his demands to resume communication with him.”

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Depicts the lawsuit. The challenge facing women around the world: Men are sometimes entitled to their affection. “Women don’t owe men time or attention.” their friendship, love Less sexual activity or emotional exhaustion,” women’s rights and gender equality advocate Aware Singapore said in a statement about the lawsuit. “Any attempt to demand or coerce these items may constitute harassment by legal means or otherwise.

Singapore ranks 49th in the World Economic Forum’s 2022 Global Gender Gap report, the second highest gender equality country in Asia after the Philippines. Japan has long struggled with gender-based income inequality, and the mere whisper of feminism in South Korea can provoke intense anger. Still, Singapore, like many other developed countries, is rife with sexism; or voluntary insemination; Faced with sexism and riots like anti-feminist men.

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Kawshigan first met the woman in 2016 in a “social setting,” according to the judge’s ruling. “As time goes on, their friendship improves, but problems start to arise.” “The way they see their relationship is distorted,” began in September 2020.

The woman saw Kawshigan as a friend and said Kawshigan “considered her his ‘best friend,'” according to court records, adding that her requests to see Kawshigan were less frequent, frustrating him. He said the move was a “step back” in their “relationship”. She urged Kawsshigan to “rely on themselves” and said they need to set boundaries.

According to the ruling, Kawshigan “did not respond properly to this.”

In October 2020, he sent the woman a threatening letter seeking damages for “emotional distress and potential defamation.” She tells Kawshigan that she is really uncomfortable. He threatened her with “harm to her personal and professional endeavors” if she did not comply with his demands.

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According to court records, the woman agreed to participate in counseling with Kawshigan. But after 1½ years of counseling, she said she felt the exercises were pointless. Kawshigan said he was “unable to accept her excuse for not wanting to be in a relationship or association with him.”

She obtained a restraining order against Kawshigan while another case was pending.

Kawshigan said in an email that he would not comment until the case is decided “because the main litigation is still ongoing.” Kawshigan represented himself in both cases, according to court records.

Siyuan Chen, an associate professor of law at Singapore Management University, said it was “unlikely” for Kawshigan’s claim.

“Specifically, Damages that are deemed to be damages, whether contractual or not. Whether the request It has to come from something,” he added.


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