Is Arunabh Kumar absconding? Police unable to trace TVF founder

Mumbai Police is in search of the TVF founder Arunabh Kumar, but is unable to trace him.

A day after Arunabh Kumar was finally booked on sexual harassment charges, Mumbai Police remain in search of the TVF founder.

According to highly placed sources in Mumbai police, the cops are unable to reach or locate Arunabh.

Following the FIR, cops were supposed to send Arunabh summons on Thursday, but they haven't been able to find him to do so.

According to a Hindustan Times report, a team from MIDC police station went to the TVF office too, but Kumar was not there. On the issue of Arunabh filing for anticipatory bail, an official told HT, "It is a non-bailable offence and we will definitely be opposing his bail plea. We want to arrest him."

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The series of allegations against Arunabh emerged after a woman wrote an anonymous blog earlier this month alleging sexual harassment by him during the time she worked at TVF between 2014 and 2016.

The post took the social media by storm, and brought out a lot of women who allegedly had similar experiences with Arunabh.

Read: All that happened since explosive blog post

TVF, at first, denied all the allegations saying it would "leave no stone unturned to find the author of the article and bring them to severe justice for making such false allegations." But in a second statement, days later, it promised to look into every allegations against Arunabh.

Then, just a day after Mumbai Police announced that with no women filing a proper FIR, the case against Arunabh was set to go cold, a woman came forward and filed a complaint against the TVF CEO.

According to her complaint, she met Arunabh at the TVF office last year for a job interview, during which he inappropriately touched her. The woman's identity is being kept secret at the moment.

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