TV baddie Sai Ballal arrested for molesting 58-yr-old co-star


Sai Ballal, who is known for portraying negative role in soaps, has been held for sexually harassing a 58-year-old television actress. The Borivali police have arrested Sai Ballal after the victim lodged complaint against Ballal. The ‘Udaan’ actor was taken into custody. He has been accused of sending her obscene messages and some pornographic videos.

The victim lodged a complaint with the Police on Wednesday against Sai. In her complaint, the TV actress said that Sai started to harass her in April through lewd video clips on WhatsApp. He also tried to sexually harass her. Ballal and the actress used to work on the same TV show. The actress said that she had warmed him couple of times but he did not mend his ways and continued harassing her.

After sending the obscene video, Ballal asked the actress whether she liked it and also asked her to come to his house and forced her to get physical with him.

She mentioned two names in her complaint from the production department. They are Abhishek Agarwal and Bharat Choksi. They are yet to be arrested by the police. According to police, the two suspects were assisting Ballal to commit the crime.

When the woman could not handle the situation by herself, she approached the Cine and TV Artistes Association but she was told that it was a criminal case and that she should go to the police.

“We have received t he actress’s complaint on Wednesday following which a case has been registered against the accused.

“Ballal was at Filmcity when he was taken into custody and placed under arrest,” said Gunaji Sawant, senior inspector at Borivli police station.

Ballal has been booked under Section 354-A (sexual harassment) and 354-B (assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe her) of the IPC and section 67-A of the IT Act.