In a commendable display of swift action, Nashik City Police came to the rescue of a distressed 24-year-old girl who reached out via WhatsApp (9923323311) to report harassment by her ex-boyfriend.
The young woman, on the verge of getting married, found herself in a dire situation as her ex-boyfriend began harassing her by threatening to commit suicide and implicating her in his suicide note. Distressed and feeling trapped, she decided to seek help from the Nashik Police Commissioner via WhatsApp.
Acting promptly upon receiving the distress message, Police Inspector Sachin Wakade from the Nashik Police Commissionerate coordinated with Ganagapur police station, as the victim was under their jurisdiction. The police summoned the ex-boyfriend and provided him with counselling, sternly warning him to cease all harassment and stay away from the girl to avoid any further repercussions.
The proactive response from the Nashik City Police has garnered praise from various segments of society for its effective preventive measures against potential harm. Encouraging others in distress to reach out for assistance, the City Police have urged individuals to connect via WhatsApp (9923323311) if they find themselves unable to share their problems with anyone else.
This incident underscores the significance of utilising technology and communication platforms like WhatsApp to swiftly address and resolve cases of harassment and distress, ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals in the community.
Man strangles girlfriend to death
In a horrifying incident on Tuesday afternoon, a boyfriend, fuelled by rage, strangled his girlfriend to death with a dupatta as he found that she was chatting with another person on her phone.
The incident came to light after the dead body of a young woman was found in an open space on Tuesday evening. The brutal act occurred on Ras Behari Link Road, where the assailant, along with an accomplice, callously discarded the lifeless body in an open space. The police swiftly apprehended the suspect, identified as Sagar Chivdas Tadvi (21), residing in Ambad and native to Nandurbar, within six hours of the crime.
The victim, Priyanka Veerji Vasave (20), a resident of Nandurbar, became the unfortunate casualty in the city's first murder of the year. Acting on a distress call reporting the discovery of a young woman's body, the Panchavati police, led by Senior Police Inspector Sohan Machare, initiated an investigation. The victim's identity was established through her Aadhaar card, and after a thorough on-site examination, the body was sent for post-mortem at the district government hospital.