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Court extends singer's custody in sexual harassment case

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

A city on Friday extended, by two weeks, the judicial custody of well-known in case.

He was produced before the Nampally Criminal Court, which extended his remand till January 25.

was arrested on January 2 on charges of sexually harassing a woman in the office of here. He was sent to judicial custody till January 12.

The had also rejected his bail petition on January 5. Meanwhile, the moved a fresh bail petition, which will come up for hearing on January 18.

Srinivas, whose real name is Kesiraju Srinivas, was arrested on charges of sexually harassing a woman, working as jockey for a 'Alayavani' (voice of temples) run by

Police filed the case against him on the basis of video evidence provided by the 29-year-old complainant, in which she was seen massaging him.

Following the singer's arrest, and suspended him as their brand

The 51-year-old, who holds the Guinness World Record for singing in most languages (76) at one concert, has denied the allegations.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 20:44 IST
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