Hyderabad: Man held for extorting and sexually harassing Tinder match
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Hyderabad: Man held for extorting and sexually harassing Tinder match

Cyderabad police held a 28-year man on Tuesday for allegedly sexually harassing a woman for the past three years. The man claimed to be a doctor to the woman who was a doctor herself. The accused, Gollaladoddi Abdullah was arrested on the basis of a complaint filed by the woman.

The accused befriended the woman through mobile app Tinder and it was later discovered that the man was not a doctor but was a BTech dropout.

The woman works as a doctor in a leading hospital in the city. She alleged that the accused extorted a sum of over Rs 4 lakh from her for 3 years. The accused claimed to be one Dr. G Karthik Reddy employed as an anesthetist at a leading hospital on his Tinder profile. But following his arrest, it was known that he actually worked as a civil engineer with a private electrical firm.

As per a report by a news portal, the woman believed the accused and accepted his Tinder match and after that, they started seeing each other.  However, an investigation into the matter is underway and more details on the same are awaited.

A ghastly incident was reported last year in May from Rajasthan’s capital city where a 26-year-old project manager with a mining company was mercilessly murdered by his Tinder match and her two accomplices in order to extort money from his father.

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