Mumbai Crime: Man who stalked Ekta Kapoor over 30 times, held in Amboli

Updated: Mar 20, 2019, 19:27 IST | Faizan Khan | Mumbai

The accused allegedly wanted to befriend Bollywood producer Ekta Kapoor to get a job and even enrolled in the same gym where Kapoor used to go in a bid to meet her

Ekta Kapoor
Ekta Kapoor

A 32-year-old man was arrested by Amboli police on Monday for allegedly stalking producer Ekta Kapoor. The accused identified as Sudhir Rajender Singh hails from Haryana and he has been accused of stalking the renowned producer for more than 30 times in the last few months. He wanted to befriend Kapoor to allegedly get a job.

Singh is a driver with a private cab service and he was trying to meet Kapoor for over a month but did not succeed. After failed attempts he then kept following her and once when Kapoor had gone to a temple in Juhu, the accused followed her there and tried to approach her but was caught by her personal guards. He was let off with a warning.

According to police, Singh also took membership at the same gym at Andheri West where Kapoor used to go. He was spotted near the gym multiple times when Kapoor had gone for a workout. On March 16, when Kapoor went to the gym, he followed her and tried to enter the gym. The accused was stopped by her personal security guard again.

An FIR was registered under section 354 (D) at Amboli police station and the accused was arrested on Monday night. A police officer said, "With the help of CCTV and some technical evidence, the accused was traced at Veera Desai Road in Andheri West. He is a driver with a private aggregator and during the investigation, he confessed that he had followed Ekta Kapoor several times."

The police are now checking how he got the details of her specific locations all the time.

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