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Man accused for stalking JNU student, arrested

The Victim Told The Police That He Followed Her For A Fortnight And Even Came Outside Her Hostel, Breaching The Security Of The College Campus.

PTI | Updated on: 03 Apr 2017, 10:20:07 AM
Man accused for stalking JNU student, arrested

New Delhi:

A 26-year-old man was arrested for allegedly stalking a JNU student. The accused, Shailesh Kumar is a resident of Munirka village, and was arrested from outside a girls' hostel located inside JNU campus on Saturday.

A few days back, he had tried to talk to the victim but she refused.

Infuriated, he started stalking her. The victim told the police that he followed her for a fortnight and even came outside her hostel, breaching the security of the college campus.

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On finding the accused outside her hostel, she immediately alerted college security. The youth was detained and later handed over to the police.

"On Saturday, we received a PCR call from a girls' hostel in JNU campus about a stalker. A police team reached the spot and arrested him. The arrested person is a college dropout and works at a shop in the locality," a senior police officer said. 

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First Published : 03 Apr 2017, 10:03:00 AM