Malayalam actor Sreejith Ravi, who was arrested on charges of alleged misbehavior with schoolgirls, has been granted bail. The actor was granted conditional bail on Friday after he was produced before additional session court in Palakkad on Friday.
He was booked under the provisions of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) act
The actor was taken into custody on Thursday night from a shooting location after the schoolgirls complained to their principal that the actor 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 police found out that the car, number of which was provided by the girls, belongs to him.
Sreejith refutes charges However, the actor has rubbished the allegations. He said he has explained his version to the police. “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 before the police,” Sreejith said. “If I committed the offense, the students would have told the police my name.
I think children recognize me,” he said. Sreejith Ravi, son of veteran actor T.G. Ravi, has acted in Malayalam and Tamil and is known for her roles in Karinkunnam 6s, Oru Second Class Yathra, Vedivazhipadu, Punyalan Agarbattis and Vettai (Tamil) among other films.