DTC driver arrested for stalking a girl

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 21:04

New Delhi: A 28-year-old DTC driver was
arrested here for allegedly stalking a woman, who had to shift
her home as well as job, police said on Wednesday.

The accused has been identified as Jogesh Kumar. He
was arrested yesterday following investigations into a
complaint filed by a woman residing in Vasant Kunj.
He is working as driver in DTC and presently posted in
Nangloi Depot.

He has been allegedly stalking her continuously for
more than a year. She claimed she was mentally harassed by him
and that she had to shift her home as well as a well-settled
job.

"The woman used to travel in his bus to go to her
office in Paschim Vihar in 2008. After some time, she became
friendly with him. Later on, the girl realised that accused
had become very possessive about her and even started
monitoring her movements. On this, the girl started to avoid
him," a senior police official said.

"After that accused started calling on her mobile
continuously during odd hours to harass her. He even visited
her office and tried to malign her image so much that the
complainant had to leave her well settled job. Even after
that, accused continued stalking the girl and used to stand
outside her house in Arjun Nagar due to which the complainant
had to shift her home to somewhere else," the official said.
The driver allegedly started threatening her and her
relatives of dire consequences and then the girl filed a
complaint with police against the accused.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 21:04

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