Malayalam actor Sreejith Ravi was arrested from a film shooting location at Ottapalam Thursdayafter some schoolgirls complained that he had behaved ‘indecently’ with them, police said.
The actor was taken into custody after the schoolgirls complained to their principal that theactor had taken their photo on his mobile, allegedly flashed them and made indecent gestures, police Said.
The girls study in a prominent school at Pathirippalam.
Sreejith landed in trouble when the policefound out that the car, number of which was provided by the girls, belongs to him.
Police said the actor was arrested under Section 509 of IPC (word, gesture or act intended toinsult the modesty of women)
However, the actor has rubbished the allegations. He said he has explained his version to the police.
There were reports that a youth, who was sitting inside a car which was parked near Pathirippalamarket in Ottappalam, flashed girls.
“The number of the car provided by the girls is mine. But I was not involved in any such incident.The girls might have mistakenly noted down the car’s number. I have explained my version beforethe police,” Sreejith said.
“If I committed the offense, the students would have told the police my name. I think childrenrecognize me,” he said.
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