TV actor Karan Oberoi arrested for raping, blackmailing woman

Mumbai-based television actor Karan Oberoi was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping and blackmailing a woman here, 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.

ANI had earlier inadvertently linked another Karan Oberoi, a fitness model, to the alleged incident and regrets the same.

According to the police, the actor 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.