Navi Mumbai: 26-Yr-Old US National Booked Sexual Harassment Of Hotel Staffer In Turbhe

Navi Mumbai: 26-Yr-Old US National Booked Sexual Harassment Of Hotel Staffer In Turbhe

The incident took place at around 11.30 am on Saturday at the hotel located in the Turbhe area.

PTIUpdated: Sunday, December 10, 2023, 03:03 PM IST
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Navi Mumbai: Police have registered a case against a 26-year-old US national for alleged sexual harassment of a woman house-keeping staffer at a hotel in Navi Mumbai, an official said on Sunday.

The incident took place at around 11.30 am on Saturday at the hotel located in the Turbhe area, he said.

Accused Sought Sexual Favours From Her

When the 23-year-old woman entered an apartment in the hotel, the accused allegedly took off his bath robe and sought sexual favour from her, the official from Turbhe police station said quoting the victim's complaint.

The victim later approached the police with a complaint following which an FIR was registered on Saturday night against the man, resident of Pennsylvania in the US, under Indian Penal Code section 354A (sexual harassment), he said.

No arrest has been made so far and a probe is on into the case, the police added.

Another Crime Against Woman Reported Recently

Navi Mumbai Police arrested a beggar for allegedly hitting a female college student on her head with a glass beer bottle and stabbing her with its broken piece without any provocation at Nerul, in which she was injured, an official said on Nov 7. 

The incident occurred on December 4, following which the accused, 26-year-old Imam Hassan Shamshuddin, was arrested. The victim, who is 21 years old, is undergoing treatment at a hospital, he said.

The woman, who is from Airoli in Navi Mumbai, had come to a college at Nerul along with a friend. While she was standing at a bus stop in the area around 1.30 pm, the beggar came to the spot and attacked her with an empty beer bottle without any provocation, senior inspector Tanaji Bhagat of Nerul police station said. 

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