Papon, announced on Twitter that he "decided to step down as judge."
— papon angaraag (@paponmusic) February 24, 2018
Meanwhile, the apex body for child rights is probing whether &TV, which telecasts a reality show, was at fault for not reporting an incident of alleged sexual assault against singer Papon, reported PTI.
A Supreme Court lawyer has complained to the National Commission for Protection of Child Right (NCPCR) alleging "sexual assault" after the singer uploaded a video on his Facebook page where he is seen kissing a minor contestant of the show called Voice of India Kids 2018, reported news agency.
"We have taken cognisance of the matter and are probing the incident. A notice each has been issued to the channel and the accused," NCPCR Chairperson Stuti Kacker told PTI.
NCPCR has sought an action taken report from Mumbai Police.