Television actor Piyush Sahdev who’s popularly known as ‘Samay/Rajeev’, the negative character from Sony TV’s popular romantic thriller show ‘Beyhadh’ has been arrested on rape charges.
According to reports, the actor arrested for allegedly raping a 23-year-old fashion designer after he had been in a live-in relationship with her for the last two months.
According to TOI, 35 yr old Piyush was arrested on November 22nd after the victim lodged a complaint on November 20. Versova police senior inspector Kiran Kale confirmed Sahdev’s arrest and said he is in police custody till November 27th. “Sahdev has been booked under the Indian Penal Code section 376 (1) (rape),” said Kale.
The latest reports suggest that Piyush’s bail plea has been rejected, while the actor has been shifted to Arthur Road Jail.
Tellychakkar has quoted a source as saying, “The Beyhadh actor’s first bail plea was rejected and when he filed for the second plea, the court held the same ground. He has been shifted to Authur Road Jail and his family and friends are not allowed to meet him. The victim was perplexed and refused to say anything because she did not want herself or her family to be dragged into the controversy.”
The actor is best known for his roles in TV shows like Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev, Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke and Beyhadh. He has made his television debut with Meet Mila De Rabba and has been part of shows like Ghar Ek Sapnaa, Geet, Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya and Hum Ne Li Hai- Shapath.