A Hyderabad based female journalist who was nominated for the third season of the popular reality show Bigg Boss Telugu, has alleged that the organisers demanded sexual favours from her in exchange of entry into the show’s final round. A case has been registered against the organizers of the reality show for the same under Section 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of the Indian Penal Code in the Banjara Hills police station.
According to ANI, The woman, who received an invitation into the third season of Bigg Boss Telugu in March, and during the meeting, those four organizers of the show misbehaved with her. “She accepted the offer and met four members of the reality show. As per the statement, during the meeting, those four members misbehaved with her and asked her to satisfy their boss for the final selection for the show,” Banjara Hills Assistant Commissioner of Police K Srinivas Rao was quoted as saying in the same report.
The victim also revealed that she had been body shamed by the organizers. The complainant said, “They (organisers) didn’t give me any agreement and asked me how I am going to satisfy the boss. They also body shamed me.”
For now, a case has been registered against the four organisers of the reality show and further investigation on the matter is underway. The third season of Bigg Boss Telugu will be aired on television from July 21 and will be hosted by Nagarjuna.
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