Mika Singh arrested in Dubai on charges of sexual harassment: Sources

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 07 December 2018, 12:15 AM
Mika Singh arrested in Dubai for sexual harassment (Instagrammed photo)
Mika Singh arrested in Dubai for sexual harassment (Instagrammed photo)

Singer Mika Singh, who was in Dubai has been arrested for an alleged sexual misconduct. The singer has been accused by a 17-year-old Brazilian model. He has been accused of sending inappropriate photos to a 17-year-old Brazilian model, according to the sources.

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As per a report published in Republic TV, the singer is currently lodged in the Muraqqabaat police station. The arrest was made at 3 am on Wednesday night from Bur Dubai. Sources suggest that the police have confirmed the arrest of Mika.

The Brazilian teenager has in her complaint to the police, stated that the singer has sent her inappropriate pictures.

Mika was in Dubai for a performance in a Bollywood award show 'Masala awards'. The police further added that his friends attempted to release him from the custody.

The singer had posted a video on Instagram before the award show and wrote, " Hey  #Dubai…I’m in your city and it’s the 1st time I’m here to attend the most popular awards the #masalaawards…See you tonight!"

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Earlier in 2016, a 32-year-old model had filed a complaint of molestation against the singer at the suburban Versova police station. An FIR under sections 354 (outraging woman's modesty), 323 (voluntary causing hurt) and 504 (intentional insult) of IPC was registered on the basis of the complaint, a senior police official had stated.

However, denying the charge, Mika Singh had filed a counter-complaint, saying the model was trying to extort money from him. Mika told police that the woman had demanded Rs. 5 crore from him and threatened to ruin his career if he did not pay, but he refused.

First Published: Thursday, December 06, 2018 09:25 PM

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