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MUMBAI (Web Desk) – Indian TV actor Yash Pandit has been booked for allegedly raping a TV actress on the false promise of marriage.


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The 28-year-old victim accused Pandit saying that he sexually abused her at his Juhu residence a number of times, the Hindustan Times reported.

He apparently met the 28-year-old woman in September on the sets of a show. He then invited her to his home, twice, assuring to introduce her to his parents and on the false promise of marriage.

However, after the second visit to his house, Yash started avoiding the woman.

She then filed a case against the actor but he is yet to be apprehended.

“He only had intentions of developing a physical relationship with me. He confessed to me that he had sexual relationships with other girls. They perhaps did not approach the cops, because they were scared of being defamed. But, I wanted to teach him a lesson to get his nefarious intentions out in public view,” the victim told an Indian TV channel.

The woman told NDTV that leniency is being shown to Pandit because his family is influential. She also alleged that there were discrepancies in the case filed.

Pandit, a popular face on television who also appeared on ‘Splitsvilla 8’ and TV serials like ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’.

He has also done films like ‘Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai?’, ‘Rok Sako To Rok Lo’ and Bengali movie ‘Faltu’.