In a horrific incident reported from Delhi, a popular television actor and her husband were chased by four drunk men on Sunday night, who later barged into their house, Times of India reported.
In an interview with TOI, the actor said that the incident took place near Madhuban Chowk while she was returning home from a family dinner at around 2 am along with her husband.
A car was moving ahead on road when the actor honked at the vehicle to get the way cleared for them, to which the drunk men gave the actor and her husband tough looks and stopped their car mid-way. The actor overtook the car and moved away.
The accused then started following them.
"My husband took a detour because we didn’t want them to know we live nearby. We didn’t see anyone following us after we took the detour, but their car came behind us the moment we reached our society gate." TOI quoted the actor as saying.
The actor further told TOI that the accused attempted to threaten them at the society gate and followed her into the society, abused and almost bulldozed into their house.
"That’s when we called the police. Two PCR vans came and the men were taken into custody."
The actor revealed that she came to Delhi to visit her husband's family and the incident left her family traumatized.
"We cannot let this go, those men could have done anything. I am talking about this so that no one has to go through what we did" she added.
The actor also informed that an official complaint under Sections 341 (Punishment for wrongful restraint), 354(D) (Stalking), 509 (Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), and 34 (Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) has been filed by the Delhi police.
The accused, however, were granted bail since the actions comes under bailable offences, Pramod Kumar Mishra, DCP Rohini informed TOI.