Telugu singer Ghazal Srinivas arrested for sexual harassment
Telugu singer Ghazal Srinivas was, on Tuesday arrested on charges of sexual harassment and a court later sent him to judicial custody till January 12. The singer, whose real name is Kesiraju Srinivas, was shifted to Chanchalguda Central Jail.
Srinivas was taken into custody on charges of sexually harassing a woman, working as a jockey for a web radio 'Alayavani' (voice of temples) run by Save Temple Organisation. He is the brand ambassador of the save temples movement.The woman complained that Srinivas, who is popular for singing ghazals in Telugu, was harassing her for the last few months, said Assistant Commissioner of Police Vijay Kumar.
Denying the allegation, Srinivas said she always treated the woman like his daughter. The 51-year-old holds the Guinness World Record for singing in most languages (76) at one concert.