Television actor Karan Mehra, who is best known for his role as Naitik in a popular daily soap, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, was arrested by the Mumbai Police and later granted bail. The actor’s wife, Nisha Rawal has accused him of domestic violence.
A tweet by ANI read, “Maharashtra | Actor Karan Mehra arrested after his wife & actor Nisha Rawal filed a complaint in Goregaon area last night. Rawal filed a complaint against Mehra following a brawl. A case has been registered: Mumbai Police.”
Nisha Rawal who is also a TV actor alleged that Karan hit her after a fight last night. The 38-year-old actor, who played the lead role in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, was taken into custody from his Mumbai house. Shortly after that he was granted bail.
According to reports, the Goregaon Police has filed a case against him under Indian Penal Code sections 336 (endangering human life or the personal safety others), 337 (causing hurt by an act which endangers human life), 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (criminal intimidation).
For the unversed, Nisha Rawal has appeared in multiple TV commercials. She has also acted in a few Bollywood films.