Naagin 3 actor Pearl V Puri arrested for allegedly raping minor


The Mumbai Police has arrested Naagin 3 actor Pearl V Puri for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl. He was reportedly taken into custody on Friday night.

“Pearl has been arrested yesterday (June 4) late-night after a girl and her family filed a rape and molestation case against him in Mumbai. He is now under police custody. We don’t know anything apart from this right now,” a senior cop from the Mumbai Police was quoted as saying.

The 31-year-old actor has featured in several popular TV series with his most famous work being in Naagin 3. 

Meanwhile, #PearlVPuri has been trending at the top across in India with netizens sharing their thoughts on the sensational development.

Meanwhile, former Big Boss contestant Aly Goni has openly come out in Pearl’s support. Aly wrote on Instagram, “He is the sweetest guy in our industry and this news can’t be true.”

News agency ANI reported that a case had been registered under Section 376 of IPC & POCSO Act.


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