Indore: A youth was arrested by We Care For You cell of city police on Friday for harassing a girl over phone. The accused was forcing her for marriage and threatened her with dire consequences if she did not concede. The girl worked as a nurse at a nursing home.

The girl, a resident of Tilak Nagar, had lodged a complaint with cell officials that her old friend Naved Siddiqui who is from Rajasthan pressurised her to marry him. Victim and Naved worked in the same hospital few years back where he befriended the victim. She left the job from nursing home due to some reason after which Naved started making phone calls to her. He also stalked her. She also told police that Naved called members of her family to spread rumours about her character.

After receiving the complaint, the police team began investigation and arrested accused from his rented accommodation in Bakhtawarram Nagar. He was handed over to Tilak Nagar police for further action. Accused told the police that he hails from Kota and was staying in city for three years. Presently, he is employed in a local pharmaceutical company. He had earlier proposed the girl for marriage but she had refused.

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