Man arrested for harassing college student

The arrested person was identified as Rashid Babu of Choolaimedu. According to police, Rashid was stalking the girl, a first year college student for a while now.
Man arrested for harassing college student

CHENNAI: City Police on Friday arrested a 28-year-old man on charges of woman harassment after he allegedly trespassed into the house of a college student and harassed her and the family asking to marry him.

The arrested person was identified as Rashid Babu of Choolaimedu. According to police, Rashid was stalking the girl, a first year college student for a while now.

He used to turn up outside her college and follow her on her way back home, claiming to love her. The girl had continuously rejected his advances.

On October 13 (Thursday) - the same day a stalker pushed a college student to death in front of a moving train- Rashid trespassed into the house of the college student and harassed the family.

Her mother, who works as a domestic help was at home and despite her warnings, Rashid did not leave home after which police were alerted.

Choolaimedu police arrested the man. He was produced before a magistrate and remanded to judicial custody. Police said that the arrested person was earlier arrested for ganja peddling.

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