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Pearl Puri held over rape charges

  Pearl Puri held over rape charges    The actor, who has been accused of raping a minor, has been reportedly sent to 14-day judicial custod...

 

Pearl Puri held over rape charges

   The actor, who has been accused of raping a minor,

has been reportedly sent to 14-day judicial custody





Police have arrested TV actor Pearl Puri

from Mumbai for allegedly raping a minor

girl, an official said on Saturday.

The Mira Bhayandar Vasai Virar (MBVV) police

arrested him on Friday night with the help of the

personnel of Amboli police station, he said.

The complaint against Pearl, known for his roles in

Naagin 3, Bepanah Pyaar and Brahmarakshas 2 seri-

als, was lodged by the minor victim and her fami-

ly members, he added. Based on the complaint,an FIR against him was 

registered at Waliv police station in Vasai. The actor

has been booked under IPC section 376 (rape) and sec-

tions of the Protection of Children from Sexual

Offences (POCSO) Act, police said. The actor has

been sent to a judicial custody for 14 days and has

not been granted bail.

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