Famous Telegu singer Kesiraju Srinivas, better known as Ghazal Srinivas, has been arrested on the charges of sexual harassment in Hyderabad.
The 29 year old woman complained that Srinivas, who is popular for singing ghazals in Telugu, was harassing her for the last few months, said Assistant Commissioner of Police Vijay Kumar.
She alleged that the singer made her do his body massage. She also provided video recording and other evidence to the police.
The complainant, a radio jockey at web-based radio called Aalayavani run by the 51-year-old singer, also alleged that Mr. Srinivas had threatened to sack her if she did not yield to his demands.
“The woman approached us with a complaint and video evidence. The video was captured on a camera fitted in a resting-room at her workplace. Srinivas was arrested early on Tuesday from his house in Khairatabad,” said Punjagutta Assistant Commissioner of Police A. Vijay Kumar.
A case under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered against the singer in Panjagutta police station in the city.