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Rape-accused actor Karan Oberoi granted bail

The Bombay High Court on Friday granted bail to television actor and singer Karan Oberoi, over a month after he was arrested on alleged charges of raping and blackmailing a woman.

Granting a Rs 50,000 bail to Oberoi, Justice Revati Mohite-Dere came down heavily on the victim and police in the matter, said his lawyer Dinesh Tiwari.

Making sharp observations, Justice Mohite-Dere said that prima facie, it was not a case of rape and the WhatsApp communication placed on record by the 34-year-old victim's lawyers does not indicate that it was a case of rape, filming and extortion.

The court also said that the victim's mobile phone should be seized for investigations, and that the complainant was obsessed with Oberoi.

The Justice further observed that there was no material on record to indicate a demand for gifts made by Oberoi and that a second false Fir was recently registered by the

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