28 Nov '17, 10am

@GandharvaRani Bit rich coming from a dude convicted & jailed in Singapore for sexual harassment.

@GandharvaRani Bit rich coming from a dude convicted & jailed in Singapore for sexual harassment.

MUMBAI: Former Channel News Asia presenter Vidya Shankar Aiyar lost a sexual harassment case in Singapore yesterday. District judge Victor Yeo sentenced him to 16 months' jail and four strokes of the cane for outraging the modesty of a 30 year woman. Aiyar is appealing against both the conviction and the sentence and is currently out after coughing up Singapore $40,000 as bail, say media reports from Singapore. The incident took place in November 2002, after a party, where Aiyar met the woman. The report indicate that he outraged the modesty of the women at his apartment in the suburb of Lorong Chuan. Aiyar a bachelor, who used to present a programme In Conversation, was charged in May last year and tried in September and November. Apparently he had even tried to call off the entire issue by offering to compensate the woman if she would withdraw her charges, say the report...

Full article: http://www.indiantelevision.com/headlines/y2k3/jan/jan39.htm

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