On Friday night (June 4), television actor Pearl V Puri was arrested by the Mumbai Police. The actor who is well known for his role in the show Naagin was arrested in Vasai in connection with the rape of a minor. Earlier today, there were reports of the actor being granted bail following an Instagram post by actor Karishma Tanna who confirmed the same. However, it has now come to light that the actor was not granted bail and has been sent to 14-day judicial custody after appearing in court.
As per reports, he was remanded in judicial custody after his arrest and booked for rape and molestation under the section of The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. He was arrested under IPC section 376 AB, r/w POCSO Act 4, 8, 12,19, 21. Sanjay Patil, DCP Zone 2, Mira Bhayander Vasai Virar who is handling the case has reportedly said that the actor was not granted bail and has been sent to judicial custody following court orders.
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