TV Actor Abhinav Kohli Arrested For Sexually Harassing Woman

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TV actor Abhinav Kohli has been arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a woman and beating her up, police said on Monday.

Written By Press Trust Of India | Mumbai | Updated On:
Abhinav Kohli is husband of Shweta Tiwari.    

Television actor Abhinav Kohli has been arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a woman and beating her up, police said on Monday. 

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Kohli (39) was arrested after the victim approached the Samta Nagar Police Station in suburban Kandivali along with her mother, who is also a TV actress, with a complaint on Sunday evening, an official said. 

He used filthy language with the woman and showed her obscene photos of models on mobile phone on several occasions since October 2017, a second official said. 

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The accused used to beat up and abuse the victim and also threaten her and her mother of dire consequences, he said. 

According to a police spokesperson, "The victim and her mother went to the police station and lodged a complaint against the accused, following which police arrested him (on late Sunday night)." 

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An offence was registered against Kohli under IPC sections 354-A (sexual harassment), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace) and 506 (criminal intimidation), he said. 

The accused actor was on Monday produced before a local court, which sent him in police custody till Tuesday, the official said. 

Further investigation in this case was on, he said. 

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