India, March 5 -- The Supreme Court, on Friday, granted interim protection from arrest to Amazon Prime Video's India head Aparna Purohit, in relation to an FIR lodged against her by Uttar Pradesh Police for hurting promoting religious enmity through the recent web series 'Tandav'.

Late last month, the Allahabad High Court had refused to grant anticipatory bail to Purohit, adding that people like her, "make the revered figures of the religion of majority community source of earning money in a most brazen manner taking benefit of the liberal and tolerant tradition of the country."

Purohit's advocate Mukul Rohatgi had argued that around 10 cases had been filed against his client despite Purohit being just an employee, and not the producer ...