Royal Challengers Bangalore owner Siddhartha Mallya has caused an uproar after accusing the woman, who was allegedly molested by his IPL team member Luke Pomersbach, of talking nonsense on a micro-blogging site.
While a number of people expressed outrage at the incident, Sidhartha, son of RCB owner Vijay Mallya, took to Twitter with another point of view, "The girl who is accusing Luke is saying he hit her 'fiancé'...what a load of f**** shit,’ he tweeted. ‘She was all over me last night and asked for me BBM pin, so if he was her fiancé she wasn't exactly behaving like a future wife."
Angry young man: Sidhartha Mallya (File photo)
Later Siddharth defended his tweet but said that he was not questioning her character but merely stating a fact. Asked whether his comments would be interpreted as derogatory, Siddharth said, "I am merely stating the truth". "I don't take any comments back. The tweet was in response to what she has said and I don't think there is anything wrong in that," he told 'NDTV'.
He added, "If Luke is in the wrong, then trust me he will face the necessary sanctions. But what this girl is doing is idiotic."
"First SRK, now this...everyone loves a good scandal. Why can't ppl just enjoy the cricket...has everyone forgotten chris' 100 last night? Everyone wants there 15 minuets," he further wrote.
The 27-year-old Australian player allegedly misbehaved with an American-Indian woman at a Delhi hotel last night and was arrested by police. He is said to have assaulted her fiancé as well.
Pomersbach was granted interim bail later. Meanwhile, senior Mallya is reported to have said that the cricketer will no longer play for RCB.