As his IPL team member Australian Luke Pomersbach was arrested for allegedly molesting an American woman, Royal Challengers Bangalore owner Siddharth Mallya attacked her in a tweet.
Siddharth, director of the team set up by his father Vijay Mallya, accused her of talking nonsense and went on to say "she was all over me last night and asked for my bbm (blackberry messenger) pin".
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.
"I maintain that if Luke is in wrong he would face the necessary sanctions. I don't think it is derogatory because I heard that the lady is speaking about beating up her fiancé. The guy was not exactly her fiancé.
"Luke is my player and RCB is like one family. So I would of course try and protect my player. But I maintain that I haven't spoken to him yet", he said.
Pomersbach was arrested for allegedly molesting an American woman and severely beating up her fiancé at a city hotel here.
"If luke is in the wrong, then trust me he will face the necessary sanctions. But what this girl is doing is idiotic," Siddharth wrote on his twitter page.
"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.
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