Bihar man arrested for stalking Bollywood female playback singer

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A Bihar man was arrested by the Amboli police on Wednesday for stalking and threatening a 26-year old Bollywood female playback singer.

The accused was identified as Rajeshkumar Shukla aged 30 years and he threatened the singer as she did not respond to his repeated calls and messages. He was arrested within few hours from CST railway station after the victim’s mother registered a complaint.

The female playback singer sang many hit songs in Bollywood. The accused Bihar man claimed that he was a big fan of the singer and came to Mumbai two weeks ago to meet her.

Police officer of the Amboli police station said that Rajeshkumar Shukla was tracked with the help of his mobile number which he used to send abusive and sexually offensive messages to the singer.

The accused man was unemployed man and he claimed that he got the singer’s number through online search engine. It was reported that the man made two phone calls and sent two abusive messages to the singer.

He also got the singer’s whereabouts at Lokhandwala in Andheri (west) and kept an eye on her by staying downstairs outside her residential premises.

Singer’s mother stated that her daughter got annoyed after getting missed calls repeatedly from the unknown person and it worsened after seeing abusive messages. She filed a case after Shukla made threatening calls that he will harm her if she did not meet him.

The accused has been booked under IPC sections 354 (D) for stalking and 506 for criminal intimidation.

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