The Curious Case of Armaan Kohli’s Arrest and Bail
Actor Armaan Kohli was arrested yesterday night from the Bigg Boss 7 House at Lonavala in Pune, on a complaint filed by Pakistani- British Actress Sofia Hayat. Today he was released on Bail. Below we reconstruct the entire sequence of fight, complaint, arrest and subsequent bail.
During their Stay in Bigg Boss Sofia and Armaan entered into an argument and the actor allegedly hit her with a mop. The Footage of this incident was not broadcast.
After her eviction from the Bigg Boss house, Sofia Hayat filed a Police complaint at the Santa Cruz police station in Mumbai on 11 December.
Santacruz Police transferred the complaint to Lonavala Police in Pune district, which further investigated the matter. While, Santacruz Police had booked Armaan for assault only, the Lonavla Police added charges of sexual harassment against him.
Police reportedly got access to the unseen footages at the time of incident and verified the complaint of Sofia Hayat.
On Monday December 16, Armaan was arrested from the Bigg Boss 7 House at around 11 PM and taken into Police Custody.
Armaan was charged under Sections 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to outrage the modesty of a woman), 354(a) (sexual harassment), 294 (sing, recite or utter any obscene song or word) and 504 (intentional insult to provoke breach of peace) of the Indian Penal Code.
On December 17, he was subjected to Medical Examination and later produced before a Court in Mumbai where he was granted Bail.