10 Feb 2018 14:10 IST

Mahesh Murthy arrested over allegations of sexual harassment

The serial entrepreneur and angel investor, was arrested in arrested in Khar, Mumbai

Start-up investor and managing partner of Seedfund Mahesh Murthy has been arrested by the Mumbai Police in connection with an alleged sexual harassment case filed in December last year, according to a tweet from the National Commission of Women (NCW).

The tweet from NCW read, “Based on a complaint filed at the Commission and following NCW’s intervention, #MaheshMurthy has been arrested by @MumbaiPolice today u/sec 354 IPC read with 67A of IT Act. @sharmarekha @minsitryWCD.”

Murthy, a serial entrepreneur and an angel investor, was arrested in arrested in Khar, Mumbai, after a Delhi-based women complained to the NCW against the investor for sexually harassing and stalking her on social media last year. The NCW had then registered a case against Murthy on December 30, 2017.