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Sruthi Hariharan case: Police quiz film crew members

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Nov 1, 2018, 2:35 am IST
Updated Nov 1, 2018, 2:35 am IST
The police have summoned all the crew members and staff of the movie to record their statements.
File photo of Sruthi Hariharan on her way to file the police complaint (Photo:KPN)
 File photo of Sruthi Hariharan on her way to file the police complaint (Photo:KPN)

Bengaluru: Director of Vismaya Arun Vaidhyanathan and producer Umesh recorded their statements before the Cubbon Park police on Wednesday, in connection with the sexual harassment allegation levelled by Sandalwood actor Sruthi Haraharan against her co-actor Arjun Sarja.

The police have summoned all the crew members and staff of the movie to record their statements. Sruthi had alleged that she was sexually harassed by Sarja at the sets of Vismaya in 2015.

 

In their statements to the police, the director and the producer claimed no such incident was brought to their notice by anyone and they knew nothing about it. In her complaint to Cubbon Park police, Sruthi alleged Sarja inappropriately touched her during the film shooting rehearsal. Later he also made explicit sexual overtures during many occasions.

Police are also analysing the unedited video footage of the movie to establish Sruthi's claims.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru




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