Mumbai : The Borivali police have arrested a 59 year old lawyer for molesting his client and trying to force himself on her, said police.
The victim, a 23 year old resident of Virar, worked at the Pink World beauty Parlour in Malad. The victim got married in 2008 and has a two and a half year old son and in 2012 decided to file for divorce. She then approached the accused Kishore Mehta, a lawyer with the Borivali court to help her with the divorce procedure and a case was filed in 2013. On Monday evening at 8pm, Mehta had asked the victim to come to his office located in Krishna Kutir Apartments, Lokmanya Tilak road, Borivali (West) to discuss a few details about the case. The victim was accompanied by her aunty at the time of the incident. When her aunty went to the loo, Mehta is said to have asked the victim to marry him and stated that he would take care of her son. Enraged on hearing this, the victim then slapped Mehta and asked him to hand over the divorce papers to her. Mehta then proceeded to molest the victim. The victim recounted her tale to the Borivali police and a case was registered against Mehta under sections 509(gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and 354 (outraging modesty of a woman).