Pearl Puri Case: In the released audio tape, one can hear the minor’s mother and Ekta talking about Pearl Puri’s arrest and the case at large. The audio tape seemingly dates back to last week when the actor was arrested.
Television actor Pearl Puri was sent into 14-day judicial custody; the actor was arrested on Friday after allegation of raping a minor girl came to light. While this sent massive shockwaves in the TV industry, many TV celebs came in support of the actor, claiming the actor was innocent. one among them was producer Ekta Kapoor, after penning a post extending her support for the actor, an audio clip of her having a conversation with the victim’s mother has hit the internet.
Audio clip has Ekta urging the girl’s mother to come out to speak up the reality, the audio has the girl’s mother claiming that she knows that Pearl is innocent. She further reveals her estranged husband is purposely getting the actor’s name involved so as to malign her image. Ekta repetitively asks her victim’s mother why she is getting the actor’s name involved in it, replying to this the woman replies that her husband is taking the grudge. Victim’s mother also explains why she didn’t attend the police station with Pearl to record her statement.
When Ekta insists that she should come out and inform the media about the truth as Pearl’s reputation is being damaged. The mother replied saying that she does not want to take it to the press as her daughter is involved. “Your husband and your daughter have put a blame on someone. If you know the truth and you know Pearl is not involved,” Ekta can be heard saying.
“I know the truth. Of course he (Pearl) is not and I have given a statement also,” the mother replied. Further, on the call, Ekta in a straight forward manner asks the minor’s mother, “For one second also you feel this has happened?”
To which she replies, “Not at all. My gut feeling says it has not happened. And when I’ve seen her (daughter) so many times in court.. can you imagine what I’m going through. It’s been two years.” Adding, “It has been one and a half year I’m staying without my daughter.” Referring to her ex-husband on the call, the minor’s mother revealed that he is “brainwashing” their daughter against her and also called him “psychotic”.
“I’m with Pearl only. I’m with the truth. I have given all the statements. I have all the proofs (sic),” the mum of one said. She also added that filming sets are also a safe environment with CCTVs everywhere and chances of such serious incidents taking place are not possible. Ekta, on the other hand, towards the end of the audio tape states that bad things can happen anywhere and if there’s no truth to Pearl’s case, then she will inform the actor to file a case against the minor’s father.
Pearl Puri Case: Audio Tape Of Ekta Kapoor’s Conversation With Alleged Victim’s Mother Leaked–
While the girl’s mother speaks about her association with Ekta Kapoor’s banner, she affirmed that no such thing can happen.
Ekta also urges her if the claims made on Pearl are true she will not work with him ever, however, due to this couple’s rift, an actor’s career is at stake.
As per reports Pearl V Puri was arrested by Waliv and Mumbai Police, he’s booked under Section 376 of the IPC & POCSO Act.