Mumbai: Youth arrested for making crank calls to cops

On Friday afternoon, the Azad Maidan police arrested Sadanand Lad, a 23-year-old resident of Bhayendar, for making crank calls to cops.

Last month, Lad called up the main police control number over three consecutive days between 12 am and 1 am and abused the person on the other end.

Mumbai: Youth arrested for making crank calls to cops
Mumbai: Youth arrested for making crank calls to cops

If a woman constable came on the telephone line, he would pass obscene comments.

A cop from the Azad Maidan police station said, “We traced his number, went to his house and arrested him. Lad denied everything though the number that he had called from was registered in his mother’s name.”

A complaint was registered at Azad Maidan police station under Sections 509 (Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and 503 (Criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code.

Lad was produced in Killa Court and was granted bail.

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