Actor Vijay Babu arrested in sexual assault case, to be released on bail

written by Rajan Nath | June 27, 2022

In a major development in a sexual assault case, actor and producer Vijay Babu has been arrested on Monday after he appeared before Ernakulam police. He will be released on a bail.

Earlier on June 22, he was granted anticipatory bail by the Kerala High Court. Now that he has been arrested, a team is going to question Vijay Babu starting Monday till July 3 from 9 am to 6 pm. in the sexual assault case.

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Vijay Babu accused of 'sexual assault', actor claims to be 'real victim' Image Source: Twitter

Notably, the Ernakulam South Police had registered the case on the basis of a complaint filed by a woman on April 22.

The woman has alleged that she was assaulted by the actor in Kochi. While the case was registered, Vijay Babu had fled to Dubai around the same time and returned to Kochi on June 1.

Vijay Babu accused of 'sexual assault', actor claims to be 'real victim' Image Source: Twitter

As per the complainant, Babu sexually assaulted her on the pretext of offering work in movies.

To this, Vijay Babu had gone live on his Facebook account and reportedly disclosed the name of the complainant. He also claimed that he was the victim and that he was willing to face the consequences after revealing the name of the complainant.

Vijay Babu accused of 'sexual assault', actor claims to be 'real victim' Image Source: Twitter

Reports also stated that Vijay Babu said that he would not let the complainant go away easily. Likewise, Vijay Babu was asked to step down from the executive committee of AMMA - The Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes.

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