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Mumbai Information: Tech firm govt on flat hunt in Mumbai sexually harassed on-line | Mumbai Information

MUMBAI: A feminine govt with a tech firm was sexually harassed on-line whereas she was trying to find a rental lodging within the metropolis.
The 27-year-old had moved to her hometown in Gujarat through the lockdown and needed to maneuver again to Mumbai now that corporations are resuming offline operations. The harasser, whose profile says he’s a stockbroker and has studied in a high administration institute, bought in contact together with her on Fb beneath the pretext of leasing out his flat and began demanding sexual favours, threatening her if she didn’t comply.
“I used to be searching for an lodging within the Malad-Goregaon belt. I didn’t have an FB account till lately and determined to create one to discover a flat,” the girl, who is about to method cyber police in Gujarat, informed TOI. She joined actual estate-related teams on FB and posted her necessities. Just a few folks responded. On Sunday, she acquired a message from one Akshay Singh. He enquired if she was nonetheless searching for a flat, the placement and her price range. When she replied, he despatched her a video of an condo and claimed he was the proprietor.
‘Harasser stated she needn’t pay lease, sought sexual favours’
Singh started by asking the girl questions on her necessities. He requested if she wanted the complete flat or needed to share it with roommates. He then requested for particulars of her office and at last her telephone quantity. “There was no room for suspicion. We had barely exchanged messages for 10 minutes when the dialog took a sudden flip,” she stated.
Singh stated she needn’t pay any lease and he could be keen to foot her bills as properly. He started to demand sexual favours and added that if she blocked him, he would create a pretend profile together with her telephone quantity and put up that she was a “name lady”.
The lady stopped responding, however Singh continued to pester her with messages. She finally blocked his profile and tweeted to Mumbai police with a screenshot of the dialog. They suggested her to lodge a criticism with the cyber police in Gujarat. “Singh has since deleted and reactivated his profile a few instances and adjusted his profile picture,” she stated.
“The whole episode has left me very disturbed,” the girl informed TOI, including she hoped the person is dropped at guide quickly.

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