Kannada Actor Darshan arrested for beating up Wife

Posted on Friday Sep 09, 2011 |  OTHERS GOSSIPS»

Kannada Actor Darshan arrested for beating up Wife
Popular Kannada actor Darshan, who is popularly known as 'Challenging Star', the actor has been reportedly arrested by the personnel of Vijayanagar police station here for assaulting and threatening his wife, Vijayalaxmi, with a revolver.

The actor was taken into custody based on a complaint filed by his wife, policemen arrested the actor. He is currently being interrogated.“Cases under different IPC sections including 307 (attempt to murder) and Arms act have been registered against the actor,” said police.

Exact reason for the assault or posing life threat could not be ascertained. Vijayalaxmi Darshan is now being treated at a private hospital in Vijayanagar. She is in the intensive care unit of the hospital, and has reportedly suffered head injuries.

In her complaint, Vijayalaxmi alleged that the actor has been torturing her and their three-year-old child.

Police said Vijayalaxmi along with her child had gone to her friend's house last evening after a fight with Darshan.

“The actor later went there and was returning home with his wife and child in his car when he allegedly assaulted her in an inebriated condition,” said police.

Darshan, son of erstwhile Kannada film villain, Toogdeepa Srinivas, has a huge fan following. He has acted in numerous blockbusters and has three big budget movies featuring him scheduled for release.

The actor married Vijayalaxmi seven years ago after a love affair.