Pearl V Puri to be moved to Thane jail if he tests negative for Covid-19
Naagin 3 actor Pearl V Puri was arrested by the Mumbai Police in an alleged rape case filed against him. He has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Along with the whole nation, the television industry is left stunned at the allegations put against Pearl. He found support in Ekta Kapoor, Anita Hassanandani, Karishma Tanna and others. Pearl was granted bail earlier, but later he was taken into judicial custody which will be 14 days long. Now, new reports say that Pearl will be moved to Thane jail on Monday if he tests negative for Covid-19.
According to a report by ETimes, Sanjay Patil DCP (Zone 2, Mira Bhayander Vasai Virar) said, “Anyone who is arrested has to undergo a COVID-19 test. Pearl V Puri will also undergo a RT-PCR test and if it is negative, he will be shifted to Thane jail tomorrow. Right now, he is at the Waliv Police station.”
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Meanwhile, in an earlier press conference with the media, DCP Patil cleared the air about the allegations against Pearl V Puri are not false, he said, “The victim narrated the incident which happened in 2019 on the sets of a TV show. During the investigation, she took the name of the character, the accused was playing in the show. The allegations are not false, there is evidence, so Pearl was arrested. We are investigating further and the truth will come out in the court trial.”
Meanwhile, an audio call allegedly between Ekta Kapoor and the minor’s mother was revealed. In the call, the minor’s mother is heard saying that the sexual assault incident did not take place and Pearl V Puri is incident.