A Mumbai sessions court on Sunday granted TVF founder and CEO Arunabh Kumar interim protection from arrest till tomorrow, news agency ANI reported. Arunabh Kumar is accused of molesting at least two women, one of them a former TVF employee. One of the complainant, an employee of a Mumbai production firm, alleged that he inappropriately touched her during a meeting with him. An FIR was registered by MIDC Police on March 29, days after he was accused of molestation and sexual harassment by an anonymous woman in a blog post. This prompted more women to came out claiming that they were subjected to similar harassment by Kumar.
Kumar agreed to cooperate in the police investigation after he was issued summons. He has however rubbished the charges against him saying they were false. Another FIR was registered against him in Versova Police Station based on a complaint from a former TVF employee.