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Elon Musk wins defamation trial over 'pedo guy' tweet about cave expert

The jury deliberated less than an hour before ruling in favor of Musk and clearing him of any liability in the high-profile case that pitted him against Vernon Unsworth

AFP | PTI  |  Los Angeles 

Elon Musk
Elon Musk

Tesla co-founder was cleared of on Friday by a jury in Los Angeles over a tweet in which he labeled a British caver "pedo guy".

The jury deliberated less than an hour before ruling in favor of Musk and clearing him of any liability in the high-profile case that pitted him against Vernon Unsworth.

Unsworth had sought $190 million in damages from the tech billionaire.

First Published: Sat, December 07 2019. 04:39 IST
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