Television actor Karan Oberoi was arrested on Sunday (May 5) on charges of rape and extortion levelled against him by a fashion designer-and-healer. He was produced in Andheri Court on May 6. He was taken into police custody till May 9. His friends Sonali Singh, Pooja Bedi, Anveshi Jain, the members of A Band Of Boys that Karan was a part of - Sudhanshu Pandey, Sherrin Verghese, Chaitanya Bhosle and Siddharth Haldipur had held a press conference to support Karan. They shared the girl's WatsApp messages and revealed the real story to prove Karan is innocent.
Karan Sent To Judicial Custody
As per the latest update, Karan has been granted 14-day judicial custody by Andheri Court in rape and extortion case. This was the third hearing in the case. Karan's lawyer is sad and revealed that they will be applying for bail on Friday (May 10).
Karan’s Lawyer Argue…
According to India Today report, while arguing Karan's lawyer said, "No new development has been shown by the police on which further police custody should be granted. There are discrepancies in the statement in FIR and investigation. Due to these reasons, custody shouldn't be extended."
Pooja Bedi Says…
A Band of Boys members and Pooja Bedi had come out to support the actor at the court. Pooja said, "This is not a one-off case. The movement should not be misused. Police are saying they have to follow due process of law. We have evidence to prove that the claims in FIR are not true."
The Actor’s Lawyer To Approach High Court
According to the report, Karan's lawyer revealed that after hearing they will go to the High Court to get a favourable order in cases where rape has been registered against a person on frivolous grounds.
Karan Breaks Down As He Was Sent To Judicial Custody
As per Spotboye report, Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin actor looked quite pale and was seen crying continuously as he was being led away (to judicial custody).
As per the latest update, Karan Oberoi's bail plea has been rejected by Mumbai Sessions Court.