Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation presenter Jian Ghomeshi has been arrested and charged with sexual assault, Toronto police say.Mr Ghomeshi, 47, has been accused of violently attacking women during sex.
He was the host of the CBC's hugely popular radio show Q and sacked by the broadcaster shortly before the allegations became public.
He denies the allegations, saying in an earlier statement the actions were consensual.
He is set to appear in court on Wednesday afternoon.
On Tuesday, Mr Ghomeshi dropped a Canadian $55m (£31m) lawsuit against the CBC for wrongful termination.
In a statement, Toronto Police said the former presenter surrendered himself to officials on Wednesday.
He is charged with four counts of sexual assault and one of "overcoming resistance - choking".
Nine women have spoken to Canadian media accusing Mr Ghomeshi of physical and sexual assault. At least three women have filed complaints to police.