A woman dancer was allegedly stripped and thrashed at a bar in Hyderabad by four of her fellow woman dancers and a man on Sunday after she refused sexual favours to customers.
Panjagutta police arrested the four women, while the man who is privy to the crime is still on the run. Efforts are on to arrest him, the police said.
Police said that they were acting on the complaint of the woman dancer, who alleged that the management of the bar in Begumpet that she had joined a few months ago was harassing her to extend sexual favours to the customers. When she refused five of her colleagues stripped and beat her up. The five members included four women and one man.
"Recently, the management of the bar started asking her to visit customers and perform sexual activities with them," the police in Panjagutta said.
The accused have been booked for assault on woman with intent to outrage her modesty, for criminal intimidation and for voluntarily causing hurt.
Following the incident, Director General of Police (DGP) Telangana Mahender Reddy has sought a detailed report of the incident.
Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.