While Karan Mehra and Nisha Rawal’s case is still making a huge noise in the television industry a new case has shocked everyone. According to the reports Naagin 3 actor Pearl V Puri has been accused of r*pe by a girl. Following the girl’s and her family’s complaint, the actor has been arrested by the cops late last night.
A case of r*pe and molestation case against him is filed in Mumbai and he is in police custody presently.
Hindustan Times quoted Sanjay Patil, DCP Zone 2, Mira Bhayander Vasai Virar, as saying, “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 Offences Act(POCSO) Act, 2012.” He also informed the publication that Pearl V Puri will be remanded in police custody by Vasai court. He refused to comment further as the case falls under POCSO Act.
While the actor’s Naagin 3 colleague Anita Hassanandani spoke in his support of him. Sharing a photo with him on Instagram, she wrote, “Woke up to some nonsensical 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 @pearlvpuri #ISTANDWITHPEARL.”
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Pearl V Puri is famous for playing Mahir Sehgal/Mihir Sippi and Raghbir Malhotra respectively in Ekta Kapoor’s productions Naagin 3. While he has also done many shows including Bepanah Pyaar, Nagarjuna – Ek Yoddha Meri Saasu Maa. He started his career with the Hindi television industry as a supporting character in the love-triangle Dil Ki Nazar Se Khoobsurat on Sony Entertainment Television.