Pearl V Puri Arrested For Allegedly Raping A Minor; DCP Reacts As Ekta Kapoor Calls Rape Allegations False

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Actor Pearl V Puri has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor. Ekta Kapoor on Saturday (June 5) came in defense of Pearl V Puri after several television stars took to social media to lend support. In a new development on the rape allegations on the TV actor, the Vasai Deputy Commissioner of Police, Sanjay Kumar Patil responded to TV producer Ekta Kapoor's claim that the actor is innocent during a press conference. In a video clip, the DCP revealed that there is proof and testimony from the victim to prove the rape charges, refuting Ekta Kapoor's claims. The DCP said that there was an official complaint filed by the girl's father and authorities at Waliv police station registered the case under the The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The Commissioner of Police stated that there was a medical examination conducted, victim's statement taken & then the actor was booked based on these grounds. He claimed that the victim's mother used to work on the sets of the TV show and hence, the victim would accompany her which is how Pearl V Puri and the victim met. After Anita Hassanandani and Ekta Kapoor, many other actors like Nia Sharma, Krystle D'Souza and Surbhi Jyoti have posted in support of the Pearl.

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