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Harvey Weinstein Arrested and Released on Bail

  • Former Hollywood behemoth Harvey Weinstein has turned himself in to the police. The New York Police Department has issued a statement saying the 66 year old former Hollywood mogul was “arrested, processed and charged” on multiple charges on the basis of complaints filed by two women. The charges include “rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct”. Reports say on Friday at 07:30 local time, Weinstein arrived in lower Manhattan police station after which his mugshot and fingerprints were taken. He was later handcuffed and taken to court, where he was released on a bond of $1 Million Bail Bond. He has been asked by the court to wear an electronic tag. Reports say Weinstein’s lawyer has claimed that his client didn’t commit non-consensual sex with the complainants and pleaded not guilty.