Security Guard Arrested for Alleged Assault on Lawyer in Mumbai Shopping Center

Mumbai, 20th April 2024: A 21-year-old man has been apprehended for an alleged assault incident involving a 35-year-old woman at a shopping centre in South Mumbai. The victim, a lawyer employed at a private law firm, encountered the accused, Sandeep Pandey, inside the ladies’ washroom.

Upon questioning his presence, Pandey fled. However, he reappeared near the main door, which he had locked, and reportedly assaulted the victim. Despite her resistance, the victim managed to fend off the attacker, who was later identified as a security guard frequenting the washroom for bathing purposes.

Following the victim’s complaint, the police swiftly apprehended Pandey, who now faces charges including criminal force against a woman’s modesty and attempted murder. The authorities acted promptly, utilizing CCTV footage to aid in the investigation and subsequent arrest of the accused individual.