VASCO: Verna police have arrested 53-year-old Manoj Naik from Sancoale, Zuarinagar, on charges of outraging the modesty of a woman.
Sources in Verna police said that an offence registered against Naik was subsequently arrested under sections 354- D, 354, 323. 448, 504, 506(ii) of IPC based on a complaint filed by a woman from Sancoale
The complainant informed that the accused, on 10th August at 6.30 pm, followed the complainant by sending WhatsApp messages to the complainant showing his love, affection and care despite the disinterest shown by the complainant.
Further, the accused person criminally trespassed into the flat of the complainant, armed with an iron rod, to assault the complainant and her relative, Nilesh Narvekar.
The accused person caught hold of the complainant’s hand and pulled her towards him, and when the relative Nilesh Narvekar retaliated by blocking, the accused person raised the flower vase and further abused the complainant with filthy language.
“The accused also threatened them with dire consequences. Verna police have arrested the accused Manoj Naik, and further investigation is underway,” said the source
PSI Pravin Shimepurushkar of Verna police station is investigating further under PI Diago Gracias’s supervision.