A 61-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stalking and molesting his daughter-in-law in the city of Gurugram.
The 28-year-old woman, a widow and mother of a toddler has filed a complaint in this regard in which she stated that she has been living with her one-and-a-half-year-old son in Sector 5 area since the death of her husband. In the complaint, the woman claimed that her father-in-law had been stalking her for the past many months and visited her home from time to time.
“On Tuesday evening, my father-in-law arrived at my house. He grabbed my hand and started molesting me. When I raised an alarm, he not only insulted but also thrashed me. I was scared but with the help of a neighbour, approached police,” the woman said in her complaint. The police have arrested the accused, who has allegedly confessed to the crime. The accused was produced in a city court on April 17, 2019, and sent to judicial custody. “We produced him in a city court which sent him to judicial custody,” said sub-inspector Sunita, the investigating officer in the case. According to police, the accused had been living with his daughter in Delhi but often visited the woman’s house. An FIR was registered against the accused under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, 1860
- Sections 354-D
(causing hurt) and 509
(insult the modesty of a woman) at Sector 5 police station.