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TVF CEO molestation case: Four witnesses stand with victim

The MIDC police probing the alleged molestation case against Arunabh Kumar, CEO of The Viral Fever (TVF), said that four witnesses had come up in support of the victim, making her case stronger.

mumbai Updated: May 03, 2017 10:08 IST
Jayprakash S Naidu
A case was registered against Kumar in March after the woman accused him of sexually harassing her during a shoot at TVF’s Andheri office.
A case was registered against Kumar in March after the woman accused him of sexually harassing her during a shoot at TVF’s Andheri office. (HT)

The MIDC police probing the molestation case against Arunabh Kumar, CEO of The Viral Fever (TVF), said that four witnesses have come out in support of the victim, strengthening her case.The police are to file a charge sheet against Kumar in the Andheri magistrate court in a month.

They said that the statements of the witnesses, one of whom is an eyewitness, were recorded. They told the police that the victim did not speak up immediately as she was scared and only told a few close friends about Kumar’s behaviour. She described her ordeal to one of them on WhatsApp the same day. The police have a copy of the chat.

A case was registered against Kumar in March after the woman accused him of sexually harassing her during a shoot at TVF’s Andheri office.

She alleged that he had touched her inappropriately and made lewd comments. However, Kumar said in his anticipatory bail plea she had simply clicked a selfie with him. The court had granted Kumar conditional bail on Monday. Kumar alleged that people were spreading false information against him on the internet. Akhileshkumar Singh, DCP (cyber), said the police were verifying his allegations.

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