Abhijeet Accused of Sexually Harassing Women at Puja Celebration


Mumbai: Playback singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya, known for his controversial remarks has been accused by a woman of sexually harassing her during the Durga Puja celebrations.

The 34-year-old woman has filed a police complaint in which she accuses the singer of touching her inappropriately and abusing and threatening her during a concert of singer Kailash Kher on Thursday night.

The incident allegedly took place at 10 pm last night at Lokhandwala, at a Durga Puja celebration in which the singer is among the organisers. The woman was escorted out of the venue by security guards, after which she went to the police station and lodged a complaint. A case of molestation has been registered, but the police say they will record statements of witnesses before taking any action.

Abhijeet has denied the charges and said he only had an argument with the woman. He says he had asked her to move or be seated as she was blocking everyone’s view.