Man arrested for sexually harassing Irish woman in Rishikesh, dupes her of Rs 4 lakh
The 48-year-old woman accused Vivek Awasthi of sexually harassing her from 2012- 2016 after promising to marry her.india Updated: Feb 13, 2018 20:02 IST
A 36-year-old man was arrested on charges of sexually harassing an Irish woman for years after promising to marry her and duping her of nearly Rs 4 lakh, police said on Tuesday.
Vivek Awasthi was arrested from Tapovan area in Rishikesh late Sunday night on the basis of a complaint lodged by the woman from Ireland, Muni-ki-Reti Police Station SHO Shanti Prasad Dimri said without disclosing the name of the victim.
The 48-year-old woman accused Awasthi of sexually harassing her from 2012- 2016 after promising to marry her, he said.
She also accused him of refusing to return her Rs 3.70 lakh, which he had borrowed from her when they were in a relationship, the sub-inspector said.
The man was booked under sections 376 (rape) and 420 (cheating).
First Published: Feb 13, 2018 18:17 IST