Hyderabad: A man hailing from Odisha who had been stalking a teenage college girl for the past two months was arrested by SHE Team on Wednesday.
Md Azhar Hussain, working at a private hotel at Saidabad here had came to Hyderabad for earning a livelihood leaving his wife and children in Odisha.
"For the last two months, he was stalking a minor girl who is studying intermediate first year. He came to her college daily and followed her up to her residence," Additional Commissioner of Police (Crimes and SIT) Swati Lakra said.
The victim got frightened by his activities and stopped going to college. The girl then informed the matter to her widow mother who sought help from her relatives. Following this, girl's cousin accompanied her to college but Azhar continued to stalk her.
"Following a complaint from her relatives SHE teams booked a case under IPC Section 354-D and arrested him. He has been remanded to judicial custody," Lakra said .
Hyderabad police set up SHE Teams in October 2014 to take action against eve-teasers and stalkers. A SHE Team consists of a male or female sub-inspector, a woman police constable and three police constables who carry hidden cameras for video recording.