On Thursday, the Old Goa arrested two men for allegedly stalking three schoolgirls in Old Goa. The two accused were identified as Prasad Ghadi (22) and Anand Raimane (24) and were arrested on Wednesday based on a complaint lodged by the headmaster of the school, Old Goa police inspector Jivba Dalvi said.
A team was formed by the Old Goa police in order to identify the accused. Based on the CCTV footage and inquiries made with the local residents, the police zeroed in on the accused, Dalvi added. While two of the main accused were immediately arrested, the third accused, identified as Dinesh Chari, is still on the run.
In his complaint, the headmaster of the school said that three persons were following the minor schoolgirls and asking them to have a personal interaction with them. “After getting the complaint, the police immediately registered an offense under IPC section 354D (stalking) and section 8 of the Goa Children’s Act, 2003.” the police officer said.