According to authorities, actor Pracheen Chauhan was arrested on Saturday for allegedly groping a woman while inebriated. After filing a report with the police station, the actor was arrested. Rajendra Mohite, Assistant Commissioner of Police, acknowledged the arrest but refused to provide any other information.
“The complainant had gone to her house along with her friend, where the actor allegedly consumed alcohol and touched her inappropriately in an inebriated state,” said an officer. The woman returned home on Friday evening and went to the police station. Her statement was recorded, and a complaint was filed for molestation, wrongful confinement, and assault under the relevant sections of the penal code.
According to police, they detained Chauhan at his home under Section 354 of the Indian Penal Code (assaults or use of criminal force on woman, intending to outrage her modesty). On Saturday, the actor will be brought before the holiday court by the police. They stated that they are examining the issue and that they would not be able to provide any additional information.