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TV actor Karan Oberoi arrested on rape charges

May 06, 2019 13:57 IST

Photograph: Karan Oberoi/Instagram

Television actor Karan Oberoi was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping and blackmailing a woman in Mumbai, police said.

An FIR was registered at Oshiwara Police Station in Mumbai under sections 376 (rape) and 384 (extortion) of the Indian Penal Code against Oberoi.


According to the police, the actor-model allegedly raped the woman on the pretext of marrying her.

"Oberoi not only raped the woman and filmed the act but also demanded money from the victim threatening to release the video if she did not pay up," they said quoting the FIR.

The accused actor has worked in television series like, Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, Inside Edge and among others.

He also appeared in advertising campaigns of FBB, Royal Enfield Riding Apparel, Aldo, Jack & Jones and Lamborghini.

Source: ANI