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Man Arrested For Stalking And Threatening Sachin Tendulkar's Daughter Sara

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| January 7 , 2018 , 17:52 IST

A 32-year-old man identified as Debkumar Maity was held by the Police for harassing the 20-year-old Sara by calling her residence over 20 times and passing lewd comments about the former cricketer's daughter.

The man reportedly threatened to kidnap Sara and even proposed her for marriage. The stalker was able to get his hands at Sachin's residence number and was harassing his daughter for a long time. Having had enough of the act, Sara Tendulkar lodged a complaint at the Bandra police station.

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The Police jumped into action soon and started tracking the man using the location of nearby telephone towers from where he used to make the calls to Sara. The stalker will be presented before Haldia court before being taken to Mumbai for transit remand.

Upon being questioned, Debkumar Maity told the Police, "I saw her on TV sitting at the pavilion during a match and fell in love...I want to marry her. I fetched the landline number of Tendulkar and have called on it some 20 times...Have never seen her in person."

The accused family has claimed that the man is mentally unstable, unemployed and a college dropout. His relatives have admitted of Debkumar undergoing a medical treatment for last eight years. A medical investigation will soon take place to determine the truth.