TV actress Sonarika Bhadoria — known as the small screen's 'Parvati' for her role in the hugely popular show Devon Ke Dev Mahadev — got a stalker arrested after being harassed for several months.
The stalker is a 23-year-old male fan from Kurkheda in Maharashtra, and was allegedly sending the actress lewd text messages, in addition to making phone calls.
Sonarika reported the matter to the police in February this year, who in turn tracked and arrested the man on Friday, 28 April 2017.
Speaking with a national newspaper , Sonarika narrated a saga of harassment that had been spread out over the past eight months.
The stalker would call and message her repeatedly through the day; when she tried to block his phone number, he would call her from others.
"I was fed up and scared," Sonarika said.
Matters reached a head when, having turned off her phone for a few days, Sonarika's family members began receiving calls from the stalker.
The assistant police inspector of Kurar Police Station Suryakant Kharat was quoted as saying that they were able to track the man using is cellphone records.Kharat added that the stalker revealed he was 'in love with Sonarika and wanted to marry her' during his interrogation