Police CONFIRMS Pearl V Puri’s arrest; says he’s taken into custody under POCSO act of raping a minor

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On Saturday morning, Bollywood Bubble had reported that Naagin 3 fame Pearl V Puri has been arrested by Mumbai Police in an alleged rape case filed against him by a minor. Times of India has quoted Sanjay Patil, DCP Zone 2, Mira Bhayander Vasai Virar (MBVV) confirm the news and reveal that Pearl has been remanded to police custody and has been booked under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Vilas Chowgule of Waliv police confirmed to TOI and said “Pearl Puri has been arrested and it is an old case.” Meanwhile, close friend Anita Hassanandani has jumped to Pearl’s support and stated that she believes in Pearl and that truth will be out soon. “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,” Anita wrote.

 

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A source had earlier informed us about the same but full details about the case is yet to be known. Pearl’s news came as a shock to everyone for sure.

Meanwhile, Pearl made headlines earlier over his rumoured relationship with Karishma Tanna. The two, however, reportedly broke up later on as Pearl was not ready for marriage. However, nothing has been confirmed on that end as well. Pearl rose to fame with Naagin 3 where his chemistry with Surbhi Jyoti was much loved by fans.

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