Bengaluru: Cricketer Amit Mishra has been arrested and later released on bail in Bengaluru today in a sexual assault case.
He was arrested after a three-hour long interrogation session by Bengaluru police.
The victim, who is from Bengaluru and claims to be a Bollywood producer, approached the Ashok Nagar police on September 25 and lodged a complaint against Mishra.
The complaint stated that she had by mistake entered Mishra’s room in a hotel on Residency Road.
The cricketer also came into the room, and on finding her there, he started verbally abusing her.
They were engaged in a heated argument and Mishra reportedly assaulted her. A few employees of the hotel intervened and pacified Mishra.
Mishra was booked under Sections 354 (assault outraging the modesty of a woman) and 326 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt).