TV actor Shruti Ulfat arrested for posing with cobra

TV actress Shruti Ulfat has been arrested for posting a video with a cobra on social media.

It was used while shooting the show Nagarjuna--Ek Yodhha in October 2016.

Shruti has been charged with violating the Wildlife Act 1972 which make the use of the cobra in shooting or in pictures an offence.

The wildlife conservation NGO RAWW had investigated the case but were told the snake was not real. It was later found to be a real snake.

Shruti and three members of the production team have been sent to judicial custody by a Mumbai court.