Small screen actor arrested for raping minor

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Pearl V Puri arrested for raping minor

TNC Desk, June 5

Mumbai police have arrested a small screen actor Pearl V Puri in connection with rape of a minor.

Although, the crime took place sometime back, it came to light when the 17-year-old victim along with her mother approached police to lodge a complaint in this connection following which an offence was registered against the actor, said a senior police officer.

The actor was booked under relevant section of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, added the officer.

The officer further informed that Puri was arrested and produced in the Vasai court from where he was taken into police custody remand. Further probe in the case was underway.

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