Man from Bengal arrested for threatening to kidnap Sachin Tendulkar's daughter

Sara Tendulkar

After the initial probe, police had found out that the man called from West Bengal.

He then called made 20 phone calls to Tendulkar's residence and expressed his desire to marry Sara.

Debkumar, who is popular in his locality as a painter, allegedly proposed Tendulkar's daughter over phone several times however his family has now claimed that the man is mentally unstable.

Tendulkar retired from all forms of cricket on November 16, 2013, after playing his 200th Test match, against the West Indies at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium. The accused is a school dropout and unemployed. "I have wanted to marry her since I saw her on TV". "We traced the number to Mahishadal's Andulia village and got hold of Maity on Saturday", said De. The stalker was able to get his hands at Sachin's residence number and was harassing his daughter for a long time. While arresting him, the police found a diary from his house in which he had written Sara's name and called her his wife. He lost his father recently.

Sachin Tendulkar
Man arrested for harassing Tendulkar's daughter

Sachin's daughter lodged a complaint a while ago against the stalker and the police swung into the action straight away.

"He has been under treatment for eight-nine years for mental illness".

The police told BBC Marathi that they have brought the accused to Mumbai, where he would be produced in court later on Monday. A medical investigation will also take place, which will determine if the man is mentally unstable or not.

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