Earlier today, there has been news doing the rounds that T-Series head honcho Bhushan Kumar been accused of sexual harassment by one of his female associates.
The woman, who has registered a complaint against him at Mumbai’s Oshiwara police station, claimed that Kumar exploited her sexually on the pretext of getting her work. The woman allegedly met the producer during Bhoomi screening, where they exchanged numbers.
Now, in a recent development, the woman has taken her complaint back.
Complaint against Bhushan Kumar
In her withdrawal complaint, the woman mentioned that she approached the police against Bhushan ‘out of frustration and depression’ and that her allegations against him are ‘malicious’.
She also asked producer Krishan Kumar to withdraw a complaint, filed against her in Amboli police station, for extortion under false allegations.
Here’s a copy of her withdrawal application:
Earlier in October, an unnamed woman claimed on Twitter that Kumar had called her to a bungalow for a three-film deal and threatened to destroy her career if she refused. “I was new and I was scared, very scared!! The next day i got to know that i was dropped from the film bcoz i had refused to sleep with the ‘boss’, said the anonymous account.
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