Pearl V Puri gets bail after being booked under POSCO Act for allegedly molesting a minor; Karishma Tanna confirms
Naagin 3 actor Pearl V Puri has been granted bail by the Mumbai Police. Actress Karishma Tanna confirmed the same to the media. The actor was arrested last night in Mumbai after being accused of molesting a minor. A case was filed by the minor’s family member. As per a report in Peeping Moon, the minor was also the daughter of one of his co-stars. Pearl was said to be kept in remand for 9 days but now has been granted bail in the case. As per reports, the said incident happened on the sets of his show Bhramarakshas.
As soon as the reports came to light, Pearl’s co-stars from the industry from Ekta Kapoor, Anita Hassanandani, Nia Sharma, Krystal D’Souza to fans, everyone has come out in his support. Ekta Kapoor, in a long note, wrote, “After various calls with the child‘s/girl’s mother, who openly said that Pearl was not involved and it’s her husband trying to create stories to keep her child and prove that a working mother on a set cannot take care of her kid.”
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His close friend Anita Hassanandani 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.” Hashtags like #IstandwithPearl or #JusticeWillPrevial have been trending on social media.
Pearl rose to fame with Naagin 3 where he co-starred alongside Surbhi Jyoti.