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Actor Armaan Kohli arrested for assaulting girlfriend

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

was today arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, a senior police said tonight.

The arrest by police came on a complaint filed on June 4 by Kohli's girlfriend, a 35-year-old model, the said.

Based on her statement, was booked under sections 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) and other relevant sections of the IPC.

The was absconding since then, the said.

According to the complainant, she was in a relationship with 46-year-old for past three years and they used to stay together in a flat in suburban Santacruz, said.

The duo had an argument over some monetary issue at their residence on Sunday evening (of June 3) and during the altercation, he allegedly pushed the woman and she fell from the stairs, according to the complaint.

The accused then pulled her hair and banged her head on the floor, the woman has alleged.

She has added that she suffered head and knee injuries in the incident and was admitted to a hospital by her

Further investigation into the matter is underway, he added.

Kohli has appeared in several like "Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani" and made his last big screen appearance in "LOC: Kargil" in 2003.

He gained popularity after featuring on superstar Salman Khan-hosted reality TV show "Bigg Boss" Season 7.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 21:25 IST