After being harassed on the phone, a woman techie from Hyderabad decided to take the law into her own hands. The woman, along with her associates, decided to abduct her harasser to teach him a lesson, however, she was later caught by the Hyderabad police.
The Hyderabad police on Friday, 1 February arrested the woman techie for kidnapping the youth.
According to police, 23-year-old Sai Kumar, who is a carpenter, had attended to a work in the house of one Pravalika in Borabanda. She once used the mobile phone of her friend Pulleri Divya to call the carpenter. The youth then started calling Divya and was sending her messages on WhatsApp and harassing her.
The 24-year-old Divya worked as a Project Management Officer at Wipro and decided to take revenge. She took help of five persons including two car drivers, a security guard and diesel mechanic, to abduct him on Thursday, 31 January.
According to K Srinivasa Rao, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Gopalapuram Division, Divya called Sai Kumar to a place in Secunderabad. When he reached there, all the accused attacked him and made him sit on one of their three bikes. They took him to two different locations and thrashed and beat him with sticks.
Based on a complaint by Sai Kumar, the Gopalapuram police station began the investigation and on Friday, arrested the accused. They were booked on charges of criminal conspiracy, kidnapping and attempt to murder.
The police officer said that if any woman faces humiliation and harassment, she should lodge a complaint with the nearest police station or approach 'She' team of the police. "Don't take law in your hands as this will make you an accused," said the ACP.
(This article was first published by The Newsminute. It has been republished with permission)