Bengaluru: Amit Mishra arrested in sexual assault case, gets bail

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.

Amit Mishra. DH file photo
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).

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