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'Naagin 3' actor Pearl V Puri arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl

The 31-year-old was arrested on Friday by the Waliv police in Vasai.

FPJ Web Desk | Updated on: Saturday, June 05, 2021, 10:44 AM IST

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Popular television actor Pearl V Puri of "Naagin 3" fame has been arrested on the charges of allegedly raping a minor girl.

The 31-year-old was arrested on Friday by the Waliv police in Vasai.

Puri has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and has been remanded to police custody.

According to reports, the minor girl has accused Puri of taking sexual favour from her in exchange for roles in TV serials.

Further details awaited.

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Published on: Saturday, June 05, 2021, 10:44 AM IST