After TV star, Pearl V Puri’s arrest sent shockwaves in the industry, latest buzz suggests that he has been sent to a 14-day judicial custody after he was accused of rape and molestation.
Times of India reports that he was remanded to judicial custody and booked for rape and molestation under section of The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. He was arrested by the Waliv police late Friday evening under IPC section 376 AB, r/w POCSO Act 4, 8, 12,19, 21.
Since the news appeared, a number of stars have come out in support of Puri with the hashtag #IStandWithPearl trending in India. Ekta Kapoor, Vikas Kalantri, Krystal D’Souza , Anita Hassanandani, Aly Goni, Shaheer Sheikh and Erica Fernandes are some names that have tweeted support.
Keep it with BizAsiaLive.com for more.