Farooqi had been convicted by the trial court of rape but acquitted by the Delhi high court.

The Wire reported:

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Against Mahmood Farooqui's Acquittal in Rape Case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea filed by an American researcher challenging the Delhi high court verdict acquitting Peepli Live’ co-director Mahmood Farooqui in an alleged rape case.

The apex court rejected the plea filed by the 30-year-old woman, saying it would not interfere with the high court’s “well-written judgment”.