Mumbai: Telecaller held for trying to 'seduce' jogger by dropping pants

Apr 07, 2015, 06:34 IST | Shirish Vaktania

The 58-year-old woman was jogging at Aksa beach when the man, identified as Anil Alex Tale, approached her, removed his pants, and started masturbating on the spot

An elderly woman received the shock of her life when a man stopped her during her morning jog at Aksa beach and dropped his pants in an attempt to ‘seduce’ her.

The woman immediately called the Malwani police, who wasted no time and arrested him on the spot. The incident occurred on Sunday morning when the 58-year-old had gone for her regular morning jog.

The woman is a retired employee of a finance firm. At 7 am on Sunday, she was jogging on Aksa beach when the accused, identified as Anil Alex Tale (30), followed her and suddenly stopped her.

He then dropped his pants and started masturbating in front of her. Taken aback, the woman immediately called the police for help. Cops arrived on the spot and arrested Tale. Police said Tale stays near Malwani church and works for a call centre as a telecaller.

They said he had gone to play cricket with his friends at Aksa beach. During interrogation, the accused told the police that he was attracted to the woman’s attire a T-shirt and track pants prompting him to approach her and commit the act in order to ‘seduce’ her.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone XI) Balsingh Rajput said, “We have arrested the accused and booked him under Section 354A (sexual harassment).” Tale was produced in holiday court and remanded in police custody till Wednesday.

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