Visakhapatnam: City police have arrested a 25-year-old TikToker for allegedly raping and impregnating a minor girl at Vizag.
Identified as Chippada Bhargav, he is popularly called `Fun Bucket Bhargav'.
A resident of Hyderabad, he has been making Tik-Tok videos for the past few years. He also used to host TV shows.
Police said the victim also used to make Tiktok videos and post them on Instagram and YouTube.
The accused developed acquaintance with the victim. Later he proposed to her, but she rejected him. She started avoiding and staying away from him.
Police said the accused however started threatening her that he will make some of her photos public. Later, he took her to his house in Hyderabad and promised to give her a chance in TV shows. later, he allegedly raped and impregnated her.
Based on the complaint from the victim, Pendurthi police registered a case against Bhargav under section 376, 354 (c) and Section 6 of POCSO Act-2012 on April 16.
A police team led by Assistant Commissioner (Disha Women Police Station) G Prem Kajal arrested the accused from Hyderabad. Police also seized a mobile phone and four-wheeler from the accused.
Prem Kajal said that the charge sheet will be filed within seven days to ensure speedy prosecution and justice.