TV actor Karan Oberoi has been arrested for allegedly raping and blackmailing a woman in Mumbai.
— ANI (@ANI) May 6, 2019
He has been sent to police custody till May 9 by a Mumbai court. According to the police, he allegedly raped the woman on the pretext of marrying her. He was arrested on Sunday and booked under IPC 376 (rape) and 384 (extortion).
Oberoi is accused of raping a woman in Oshiwara in Mumbai in 2017. As per the FIR, he not only raped the woman but also filmed the act. He is also accused of demanding money from the victim and threatening to release the video if she does not pay up.
Oberoi, who was a member of a Hindi boy band, ‘A Band of Boys’ started his television journey from Mahesh Bhatt’s serial ‘Swabhimanan’ and then acted in the popular TV show Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin. Karan Oberoi also acted in serial ‘Saaya’ and also Amazon Prime’s ‘Inside Edge’.