- Television Actor Pearl V Puri has been arrested on charges of raping a minor by the Mumbai Police.
- Pearl’s colleague and co-star Anita Hassanandani spoke in support of the actor.
Television Actor, Peral V Puri has been arrested on charges of raping a minor by the Mumbai Police. The Naagin actor was arrested from the Vasai Area of Mumbai.
“The incident is old but the 17-year-old minor victim complained to us along with her mother at the police station and we registered a case under Section 376(rape) of IPC and Protection Of Children from Sexual Offence Act(POCSO) Act,2012,” Sanjay Patil, DCP Zone 2, Mira Bhayander Vasai Virar said adding that Pearl is remanded in police custody by Vasai court.
Meanwhile, Pearl’s colleague and co-star Anita Hassanandani spoke in support of the actor. She uploaded a picture with Pearl on social media and wrote, “Woke up to some non-sensical news bout @pearlvpuri I know him! It is NOT true…. canNOT be true…. All lies. I’m sure there is more to it. And the truth will be out soon. Love you @pearvpuri #ISTANDWITHPEARL.”
Pearl is a popular television actor who is known for projects like Naagin3, Nagarjuna Ek Yoddha, and Bepannah Pyaar.