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Man held for stalking neighbour

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Incident happened in Shakarpur

A 32-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stalking a 20-year-old neighbour in east Delhi’s Shakarpur, the police said on Monday. The accused works at the printing press of a leading Hindi news daily.

A senior officer privy to the case said that the accused has been identified as Vijay Mishra, a resident of Shakarpur.

‘Tried to click photos’

The victim, a Class XII student, told the police that the accused was trying to click her pictures without her knowledge after he had jumped on her terrace. “She said that the accused was stalking her for a while and wanted to talk to her, but she rejected his advances. On December 28, she said that he jumped on her terrace and tried to click pictures,” the officer said. A case was registered on December 30 under Section 354D (stalking) and the accused was subsequently arrested.

The police said that the accused is married and has a 10-year-old child.

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Printable version | Jan 19, 2020 9:04:25 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/man-held-for-stalking-neighbour/article25875992.ece

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