Legendary American folk singer and songwriter Bob Dylan has been prosecuted by a woman in New York court for drugging a 12-year-old girl and then sexually abusing her in 1965. The abuse took place multiple times in his Chelsea Hotel apartment in New York in 1965.

According to the lawsuit filed on Friday, “Dylan exploited his status as a musician to provide alcohol, drugs and then sexually abuse to the underage”. It also says that Dylan physically threatened the girl. But, the spokesperson for Dylan has completely denied the allegations and told the USA TODAY on Monday that “the 56-year-old claim is untrue and will be vigorously defended.”

Bob Dylan is the iconic singer and songwriter who has sold more than 125 million albums around the world. He is a Grammy and Oscar award winner and is also the first songwriter to win the prestigious award ‘Nobel Prize’ in Literature. He has millions of fans all over the world. His best-known songs are Blowin’ In The Wind, The Times They Are a-changin, Like A Rolling Stone, Tangled Up In Blue and a lot more.