Realtor held for stalking Tamil actress

Realtor held for stalking Tamil actress

The city-based agent used to send SMSes to Sneha

Realtor held for stalking Tamil actress


Yelahanka resident N Raghavendra, a BCom graduate and a realtor, was arrested from a five star hotel in Chennai.

Police said Raghavendra had been stalking the actress for the last six months. He managed to get her cell phone number, and sent her text messages professing his admiration for her and her work. Gradually, Raghavendra began saying that he liked the actress and loved her. “My life without you is incomplete. I cannot rest until I marry you,” he would say in his SMSes. He would send more than 100 such messages everyday.

Initially, the actress ignored them and did not respond. When hundreds of messages landed in Sneha’s inbox in a day, she got furious and decided to warn him. Later, she changed her SIM card.

Within a few days, Raghavendra managed to get hold of her new number also and repeated the same. Sneha warned him that she would lodge a complaint with the police. Raghavendra ignored her warning and continued to send her SMSes. Finally, she gave a written complaint to the Police Commissioner of Chennai and requested to put an end to the menace.

The case was referred to the Chennai Cyber Crime police. They kept a track of the SMSes and located his whereabouts. Police arrested Raghavendra from a five star hotel at Tyagarajnagar in Chennai.

He has been remanded to judicial custody for 15 days.

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