After two failed attempts, actor Pearl V Puri has finally been granted bail in the alleged rape case. The actor was arrested on June 4 and was sent to judicial custody.
It was on June 4, 2021, when reports about Pearl V Puri getting arrested in a rape case surfaced online and many were unable to believe it. Earlier, it had been taken as a rumour but later, when Pearl was spotted outside the police headquarters with the police, the news got confirmed. Pearl was taken into judicial custody for allegedly raping a minor a few years back.
Post his arrest, there have been many attempts made by his lawyers to take bail but all failed. And now, as per the most recent development, the actor has been granted bail. The actor was arrested under the POCSO act after an FIR was filed against him for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl by her father.
And now, while talking to SpotboyE, Pearl’s lawyer confirmed that the actor has been granted bail. He said, “By evening he will be at home with mom.” Pearl’s friend designer Rashmi Aarya was at the hearing too. When asked Advocate Sawant about his next step, here’s what he said. “We will see what to do, how we will go ahead with it, then we will challenge it. We will certainly challenge his arrest and everything,” informed Sawant.
Ever since Pearl has been arrested, the alleged rape case has seen many twists and turns. While the alleged victim’s mother calls Pearl innocent, her father demands strict actions to be taken against him. Many celebs came forward and stood by Pearl’s side and said that he’s innocent.
Even the minor’s mother and her extended family took to social media and shared long notes, expressing that Pearl is innocent and the case has been filed by the minor’s father to prove that her mother isn’t capable of handling her. For the unversed, in his complaint, the minor’s father has claimed that Pearl, along with a few others sexually assaulted his daughter while her mother was busy shooting. As per the complaint, the incident took place during the shoot of Ekta Kapoor’s Bepanah Pyaar Hai.
A part of the note that the minor’s mother and her relatives wrote reads, “We as the extended family would like to let you all know that she (minor’s mother) has been in an extremely toxic marriage for 10 years and doesn’t have her daughter also since 2 years. We including her support Pearl V Puri and hope that justice will begin soon. She is completely shattered and shall find her ground to come out in the open. She needs your support fully as she herself supports Pearl Puri because Pearl is innocent.”