Actor Poonam Pandey has on Monday denied reports of being arrested by Marine Drive Police on Sunday for violating lockdown rules amid novel coronavirus pandemic.
Pandey posted a video on Instagram and said that she heard that she had gotten arrested. However, she said at the time she was having a movie marathon.
She said, “Hey guys, I had a movie marathon last night. I watched three movies back-to-back, it was fun. I have been getting calls since last night that I am arrested and I am seeing that in the news as well. Guys, please don’t write that about me. I am home and I am perfectly fine. Love you all.”
According to earlier ANI report, a case was registered against Pandey by the Mumbai Police for violating lockdown norms on Sunday. The report also said that her car had also been seized by the police.
ANI quoted Mumbai Police officials as saying, "A case under the National Disaster Management Act has been registered against Poonam Shobhnath Pandey at 8 pm by Marine Drive Police Station. Her car has also been seized by the police."
IANS report said that Poonam and her friend Sam Ahamad Bombay were zipping around town in a flashy new luxury car on Sunday around 8.05 pm.