Popular TV actor Karan Oberoi has been arrested by the Mumbai police for his connection in an alleged rape case. As per a report published in Zee News, the actor has allegedly been blackmailing a female astrologist for money. The report claims that he met the woman on a dating app in the year 2016 after which they started dating each other.

The woman in the report has claimed that Karan called her at his flat in the past where he promised to marry her. She has accused the actor of raping her and recording her on a video that he used later to extort money from her. An FIR was filed by the accuser at the Oshiwara Police station in Mumbai after which the Police took immediate action and arrested Karan in the morning today, on May 6.

It should be noted that Karan became a household name after his performance as Raghav Oberoi in Sony TV’s show Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin. The show was actor Mona Singh’s claim to fame. In fact, Mona and Karan dated for a while and also got engaged later. However, the news of them calling off their engagement later appeared in the media.

Karan is also a singer and has been the member of the popular band – A Band of Boys. He has crooned hits like Meri Neend and Gori along with his band members.

More details on the case are awaited.