Man accused for stalking Tendulkar’s daughter, arrested


MUMBAI, Jan 08 (TNS): Indian police arrested a man for allegedly stalking former Indian cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar’s daughter in Mumbai.

According to reports in Indian media, the 32-year old accused namely Deb Kumar Maity from Bengal, was arrested from West Bengal for passing lewd messages and making several calls to the cricketer’s daughter Sara Tendulkar.

The accused had called at Tendulkar’s residence number for more than 20 times and even threatened to abduct his 20-year-old daughter, said police sources.

The family members of the accused claimed that he was mentally ill for years.

He was produced before a district court and will be taken to Mumbai for further investigation.