Mumbai Crime: Security guard asks for sexual favours from celebrity costume designer in Versova

Published: Feb 22, 2020, 12:14 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

The designer then alerted passers-by and asked for help, after which locals gathered around.

This image has been used for representational purposes only
This image has been used for representational purposes only

A 36-year-old security guard was arrested by the Versova police on Wednesday for demanding sexual favours from a 43-year-old costume designer who also designs clothes for movie actors.

The incident took place at 10 pm on February 18 when the complainant was feeding pigeons at Lokhandwala Circle, said a report in Hindustan Times. The accused approached her and complimented her. He also asked her for sexual favours, said officers from Versova police station.

The designer then alerted passers-by and asked for help, after which locals gathered around. The accused tried to flee but "a motorcyclist followed the accused for around 500 metres and caught hold of him," said a police officer.

The accused, Mannu Yadav was arrested under section 509 of the Indian Penal Code. He was later released on bail.

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