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Amazon Prime India Chief Records Statement on ‘Tandav’

A still from the Tandav web series, which is controversial

“Tandav” has led to protests across the country at reprehensible scenes.

  • IANS
  • Last update: February 24, 2021 at 7:33 am IST

Aparna Purohit, the Amazon Prime country chief who broadcast the controversial “Tandav” web series, recorded her statement at Hazratganj Police Station in Lucknow on Tuesday afternoon.

Purohit registered his statement on the directives of the High Court of Allahabad.

A case had been filed by Additional Inspector Hazratganj Amarnath Verma regarding the January 18 web series against Purohit, “Tandav” director Ali Abbas, producer Himanshu Krishna Mehar and writer Gaurav Solanki.

According to sources, Lucknow Police had prepared a list of around 100 questions for Purohit, who was questioned in a closed room. Her lawyers were also with her.

“Tandav” has led to protests across the country at reprehensible scenes.

Besides Lucknow, an FIR has been registered in Gautam Buddha Nagar of Uttar Pradesh against Purohit and others under various sections of the Indian Penal Code.

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