#MeToo: Lasith Malinga accused of assaulting woman at IPL

Indian singer Chinmayi Sripaada accused cricketer Lasith Malinga of assaulting a woman during an Indian Premier League (IPL) season.

Adding to the #MeToo campaign, Sripaada took to Twitter and narrated the incident.

"I`d like to remain anonymous. A few years back when I was in Mumbai, I was looking for my friend in the hotel we were staying in. I bumped into a very famous Sri Lankan cricketer during the IPL season who said my friend was in his room," the famous singer`s post read.

"I go in and she`s not. He then pushed me in the bed and proceeded to climb onto my face. Mind you I`m tall and about same body weight & I couldn`t fight him back. I closed my eyes and mouth but he used my face. Then the hotel staff knocked on the door to replenish the bar which he went to open the door. I quickly ran into the washroom, washed my face and left as soon as the hotel staff left.

I was humiliated. I knew people would say that you knowingly went to his room, he`s famous, you wanted it or worse you deserve it," the post further read.

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