OTT platform’s head records statement in UP

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LUCKNOW: Head of Amazon Prime India (original content) Aparna

Purohit

got her statement recorded at the

Hazratganj

police station here on Tuesday in connection with the FIR against her for alleged objectionable depiction of Hindu deities in web series ‘Tandav’.
Disposing of her petition seeking stay on

police proceedings

, the Allahabad HC had, on Monday, directed Purohit to appear before the police and co-operate in the investigation. Investigating officer

Anil Kumar Singh

said, “Purohit had not been co-operating in the probe. She finally appeared to record her statement.” “On January 17, an FIR was lodged against Purohit and director of the series

Ali Abbas

Zafar among others,” he said.

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