The Hush Post | 7:08 pm | One-minute read |
Mumbai Police have arrested ‘Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahi’ fame actor Karan Oberoi on charges of rape. Police have accused Karan of raping and then blackmailing a woman in Oshiwara, Mumbai in 2017.
News agency ANI tweeted that a Mumbai court has sent the actor to police custody till May 9, it further said.
— ANI (@ANI) May 6, 2019
An FIR under Sections 376 (rape) and 384 (extortion) of the IPC have been registered against him at Oshiwara Police Station in Mumbai.
The FIR says that the actor-model raped the woman on the pretext of marrying her. The complaint says that Karan Oberoi filmed the act and demanded money from the victim. He threatened to make the video public is she did not pay up.
Karan Oberoi started his television career with the 1995 Mahesh Bhatt soap opera Swabhimaan. He played the character of Bobby in the serial which completed 500 episodes. Karan went on to work for serials like Saaya and Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahi.
The actor was also a part of the music boy band A Band of Boys which has a couple of hits under its belt.