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Sexual abuse: TV journo held

A senior journalist working with a leading Malayalam TV news channel was arrested on Wednesday by the Pettah police for alleged sexual harassment of a female colleague.

Published: 27th July 2017 01:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th July 2017 09:28 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A senior journalist working with a leading Malayalam TV news channel was arrested on Wednesday by the Pettah police for alleged sexual harassment of a female colleague.

The arrested is Amal Vishnudas, 40 employed as a senior editor. Meanwhile, the channel management has suspended him pending inquiry.

Amal had reneged on his promise to marry the 30-year-old victim, according to the complaint lodged by her with Deputy Commissioner of Police Arul R B Krishna on Tuesday.  The accused was later produced before the Magistrate Court which remanded him in judicial custody for 14 days.



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