Pearl V Puri Arrested: The Naagin actor has been arrested by the Mumbai police for alleged rape and molestation of a minor. The actor is reported to be currently in police custody.
On June 5, television actor Pearl V Puri along with five others were arrested for the alleged rape of a 17-year-old minor girl. Sanjay Patil, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Zone 2, Mira Bhayander Vasai Virar, revealed that the alleged rape incident is not new but the alleged victim with her mother came to the police station to complain about the matter.
“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” the official reported. Puri is reportedly booked under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code for rape charges. A case is also registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (PESCO) Act.
DCP Patil also told media outlets that the actor is also currently in police custody as he is detained by Vasai Court. But the official refused to comment further on the case as it falls under a POSCO Act.
Who Is Pearl V Puri?
- Pearl V Puri is a television actor who made his television debut in Dil Ki Nazar Se Khoobsurat in 2013.
- The actor first started off his career as a model. He started appearing in several commercials for brands like Maruti Ritz, Fair One Cream, and Pizza Hut before he starred on TV serials.
- Puri was supported by his mother as he pursued his dream. His father did not support him in his acting career as he wanted Puri to join the family business.
- In 2018, the actor starred in the third season of producer Ekta Kapoor’s series Naagin which made him reach a great height in his career. His performance in the television series also won him a number of awards.