Pearl V Puri arrested under POCSO Act; Naagin 3 actor to remain in police custody for 9 days?

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Actor Pearl V Puri who is known for his role in Naagin 3 has been accused of raping a girl and has been arrested for the same. The girl in question is said to be a minor of merely 10 years of age.  Pearl has been arrested under CR IPC 376 AB, POCSO Act 4, 8, 12,19, 21. If the latest reports are to believed then Pearl will stay in police custody for 9 days.

According to a report by PeepingMoon, a source revealed, “The police arrested Pearl from his friend’s house in Amobili. The actor is currently in police custody for 9 days.” The source further revealed why the case was filed; Pearl’s co-star arrived on the show’s set a few days ago along with her 11-year-old daughter and husband. Pearl’s co-star’s daughter wanted a selfie with the Naagin star so she went up to him to ask for a photo. Pearl obliged to the request and took the little girl to his vanity van for the picture. But, the source said that Pearl molested and raped her in the van.

 

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After returning home, the little girl did not eat or speak with anyone. But after her parents continuously asked her, she told her father everything that happened. At first, Pearl’s co-star- the girl’s mother found it hard to believe as he is a big star. But soon after, medical reports confirmed that the girl was indeed raped and sothe parents filed an FIR at the Waliv police station.

While everyone is having their eyes out for the truth; Pearl has found support in his friends, Anita Hassanandani, Ekta Kapoor and many more.

Stay tuned to this space for more updates.

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