Shruti Hassan’s stalker in police custody till 26th November

The stalker of Shruti Hassan has been identified and arrested. He is in police custody and will remain there till 26th November.

A holiday court has remanded him to police custody. The stalker is identified as Ashok Trimukhe. He has been working at the Goregaon film city for several years. He is a resident of Dharavi.

On last Tuesday early morning, an unidentified person knocked the door of the flat of Shruti Hassan. As the actress opened the door, the person attacked her. He put his hand from the slight safety opening of the door. He even tried grabbing Shruti. Shruti raised security alarm and the stalker fled. Shruti was shaken after this incident. She stays alone in a flat in Bandra. She is the daughter of noted actors Kamal Hassan and Sarika.

One day after the incident, Shruti filed a complaint at the Bandra Police station following which the stalker was captured. He was identified as spot boy working in the film city. During interrogation, he revealed that his intention was not to harm the actress. He had gone to her apartment to seek a job for his unemployed brother. He also told that at various occasions, he wanted to meet the actress for the same reason but was stopped. So he decided to meet her at her apartment.

“The accused has told police that he did not mean hurt Haasan in any way and was not aware that she was alone at her residence. We are questioning his brother to find out if the claim made by the accused is true”, said a police officer from Bandra police station. 

Shruti has left the city for the time being. Ashok Trimukhe has been booked for stalking, criminal trespass and assault and criminal force with intent to outrage a woman’s under sections of the Indian Penal Code.

After the incident, Khushbu Sundar tweeted, “ hey brave lady..hope things r fine..take care dear..loads of love n hugs...”

Pushkaraj tweeted, “highly condemn the brutal attack on Shruti hassan.... #Mumbai what's happening? One of the safest city in the world, aren't we?”

Shruti Hassan is supposed to fly to Dubai along with Chitrangda Singh as the two Indian beauties are invited to inaugurate a boutique shop in Dubai. It will be a multi branded store and will see big designers’ collection like Rohit Gandhi, Rajiv Khanna, Rohit Bal and Pria Kataria Puri.