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L Subramaniam acquitted in rape case

entertainment Updated: Oct 20, 2010 18:36 IST
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Violin maestro L Subramaniam, who was accused of sexual harassment by his maid, was acquitted after he produced evidence of being out of town on the day of the alleged crime.

The violin maestro, who is married to singer Kavitha Krishnamurthy, has alleged that the maid Bhagya had stolen cash amount approximately Rs 3,00,000 and some other valuables.

After Subramaniam lodged a theft complaint against Bhagya, she reportedly sought the help of a Dalit organisation to lodge an attempt-to-rape complaint against Subramaniam.

Allegedly Subramaniam had been harassing Bhagya for sexual favours and tried to rape her on September 1, 2010. "He had warned of ruining my reputation and that is why he has filed a complaint against me," she said in the complaint, reports Mumbai Mirror.

SubramaniamBut Subramaniam denied the charges claiming that he was out of town on the alleged day. He also produced air tickets, bills and other evidence to prove his absence.

A police official confirmed to Mumbai Mirror, "We have investigated her complaint and concluded that there is no case against the violinist."