Case against Bhushan Kumar is malicious; an attempt to extort money: T-Series issues statement

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Since morning reports of FIR being registered against managing director of T-Series, Bhushan Kumar, have been grabbing headlines. As per reports, the FIR was filed against the head honcho of T-Series for allegedly raping a 30-year-old woman on the pretext of providing her job. According to Mumbai Police officer the FIR has been registered under Sections 376 (rape), 420 (cheating) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC at D N Nagar police station. After maintaining a stoic silence over the accusations, T-Series has finally issued a statement. Read on to know the details.

T-Series has denied all the allegations against Kumar. Calling the rape allegations as false and malicious, in its statement, the company has also stated that all the accusations made by the victim is just an attempt to extort money from them.

You can read their complete statement below:

“The complaint filed against Mr. Bhushan Kumar is completely false and malicious and the contents of the same are denied. It has been falsely alleged that the lady in question was sexually exploited between 2017 to 2020 on the pretext of giving her work.
It is a matter of record that she has already worked for T-Series banner in Film and music videos.

Around March 2021 she approached Mr. Bhushan Kumar seeking help to fund one of the web-series which she wanted to produce, which was politely refused. Thereafter, In June 2021 after the lifting of lockdown in Maharashtra she started approaching T-Series banner in collusion with her accomplice demanding huge sum of money as extortion amount. Consequently, a complaint was filled by T-Series banner against the attempted extortion at with police at Amboli police station on 1st July 2021. We also have evidence in the form of audio recording for the extortion attempt and the same shall be provided to investigating agency. The present complaint filed by her is nothing but a counter blast to the complaint filed against her and her accomplice for the offence of extortion. We are in the process of consulting our lawyers in this regard and will take appropriate legal action.”

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