40-year-old man booked for molesting a lady at Naupada
THANE: A 40-year-old man has been booked for molesting a 40-year-old woman at Teen Haath naka at Naupada at Thane on Wednesday night. Kalpesh Shah (40) has been been booked by the Naupada police. The incident occurred on Wednesday night at Naupada. The accused Shah and the victim are known to each other and are schoolmates. Shah and the victim met each other at a school reunion party in April. They exchanged numbers and started chatting daily with each other. The accused Shah had asked the victim to meet him near Teen Haath naka at Naupada on the pretext of work. Shah took the lady to a deserted spot where he touched her inappropriately. Fearing for her life, the lady beat up Shah and managed to escape from the spot. On Wednesday night, the lady approached the Naupada police to register a First Information Report (FIR). She also reported the matter to her family members. Shah has been booked for sexual harassment (Section 354 (A)), intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace (Section 504) and word, gesture or act to insult the modesty of a woman (Section 509) of the IPC.