Mumbai: Several celebs including Ekta Kapoor, Karishma Tanna, Nia Sharma, Divya Khosla Kumar extended support to Pearl V Puri after he was arrested in an alleged molestation and rape case. Divya, who worked with Pearl in ‘Teri Aankhon Mein’, accused the victim’s father of ‘using his child for personal gains’. She even requested the minor girl’s mother to speak up in the case.
The victim’s father has finally open on the matter, which has become the talk of the town. His advocate issued a statement to a leading entertainment portal on behalf of his client.
According to a report in SpotboyE, the victim’s father requested everyone to allow the judiciary do its job in the case and stop accusing his daughter of ‘being a liar’.
The report in the portal claimed that the victim informed her father about the alleged incident when he went to pay her school fees. Upon hearing the same, he took her home and informed the police.
The minor girl recorded her statement with the magistrate and also identified Pearl V Puri, her father’s statement read as quoted by SpotboyE.
Ekta Kapoor’s Post For Pearl V Puri
Last week, Ekta Kapoor shared a long post to inform her followers that she spoke to the victim’s mother. The TV Czarina, who has worked with Pearl in three shows, claimed that the minor girl’s mother said that the ‘Naagin 3’ was not involved.
“After various calls with the child‘s/girl’s mother, who openly said that Pearl was not involved and it’s her husband trying to create stories to keep her child and prove that a working mother on a set cannot take care of her kid. If this is true then it is wrong on so many levels!,” Kapoor wrote on Instagram.
Why Was Pearl V Puri Arrested?
Last week, Mumbai Police arrested the ‘Brahmarakhas’ star on charges of molestating and raping a minor girl on the sets of a show. A Vasai court sent Puri to a judicial custody of 14 days.
According to a report in IANS, the ‘Bepanaah Pyaar’ actor was booked under IPC Sec. 376 AB and POCSO Act, 4, 8, 12,19 and 21.
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