The founder and CEO of the The Viral Fever(TVF) Arunabh Kumar was booked on Wednesday on charges of molestation. The police lodged a case based on a complaint lodged by a woman who said he had sexually harassed her. The case was registered at a police station in the Andheri east suburb of Mumbai.
According to reports, Kumar would be soon to presented for questioning. Notably, he has denied the accusations while a lot of other females have come forward, speaking against Kumar’s inappropriate behavior.
“Based on the complaint of a victim, a case under Section 354 (A) and 509 of the IPC has been registered… against Arunabh Kumar,” Mumbai Police said.
Section 354 (A) of the IPC pertains to sexual harassment through physical contact, unwanted and explicit sexual advances, demand for sexual favours, showing pornography or making sexually coloured remarks. Section 509 deals with word, gesture or act intending to insult the modesty of a woman.
TVF team has also denied the allegations.