Mumbai: Bollywood actress Poonam Pandey, who recently tied the knot with boyfriend Sam Bombay, filed a complaint against him on Monday for molesting her.
Sam was arrested in Goa on Tuesday after she complained that he had molested, threatened and assaulted her, police said.
The incident happened in the Canacona village in south Goa where Poonam is currently shooting for a film and is also on her honeymoon.
Inspector Tukaram Chavan of Canacona police station said, “Pandey filed a complaint late Monday night claiming her husband Sam Bombay had molested her and threatened her with dire consequences after assaulting her. He was arrested.”
He added that Poonam was later subjected to mandatory tests.
On September 10, Poonam had announced her marriage on social media with a picture of the newly-wed couple and had written, “Here’s looking forward to seven lifetimes with you (sic).”
She has also been sharing pictures and videos from the honeymoon on her social media handles.
Poonam is known for her work in the Hindi, Kannada and Telugu film industry.
Earlier in May, Poonam was detained by the Mumbai Police for violating lockdown rules. According to the police, she and Sam had travelled all the way from Bandra to Marine Drive and were driving down the road without a valid reason.
Both of them were given notices and were allowed to leave the police station.