TV actor Pearl V Puri sent to 14-day judicial custody in alleged rape case of minor

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Palghar: A Vasai Court connected Saturday sent arrested tv histrion Pearl V. Puri to 14 days' judicial custody, officials said.

Puri, who was nabbed precocious connected Friday nighttime connected alleged charges of molesting and raping a five-year aged miss 2 years ago, was produced earlier the Vasai Sessions Court Judge Aditi Kadam who granted Puri judicial custody for 14 days.

Puri is apt to determination an exertion seeking bail, which volition travel up for proceeding successful the tribunal connected Monday.

The 31-year-old "Naagin 3" histrion was booked by Mira-Bhayander Vasai-Virar Police Commissionerate, invoking charges of IPC Sec. 376 AB and POCSO Act, 4, 8, 12,19, 21 for the rape of the insignificant girl, said the officials.

According to the Valiv Police Station, which lodged the case, the victim's household had complained that Puri allegedly molested and raped the five-year-old miss astir 2 years ago, erstwhile helium had travel present for a shooting.

Meanwhile, respective friends and manufacture colleagues of the histrion took to societal media connected Saturday to explicit their enactment for Pearl.

These see shaper Ekta Kapoor, actors Anita Hassanandani, Asmita Sood, Nikki Sharma, Roma Bali, Surbhi Jyoti, Nia Sharma, Aamir Ali, Arjun Bijlani, Krystle Dsouza, Shalin Bhanot, Adhvik Mahajan and Sheetal Dabholkar among others.