Kannada film producer accused of molestation arrested

Viresh allegedly tried to sexually assault a young woman when he called her to his home in Hulimavu on the pretext of discussing a movie role.

Kannada film producer Viresh V was arrested by police on the charges of molestation on Monday. Before the arrest, the girl's family thrashed him before handing him over to the police.

Viresh allegedly tried to sexually assault a young woman when he called her to his home in Hulimavu on the pretext of discussing a movie role. The girl escaped from the house, locking him from outside. She then called her family, who thrashed the producer. The entire incident was captured on mobile.

Viresh is under judicial custody now.