An attendant allegedly attempted to sexually assault a fashion designer from Bangalore at a guesthouse in Malviya Nagar,South Delhi,on Friday. Police said the accused,who had been working in the establishment for more than three years,has been arrested.
Identifying the accused as 21-year-old Ajay Kumar,police said the incident occurred at midnight,when the woman ordered dinner at her room. She had come here to attend a fashion event and to meet some of her friends. She returned to her room and ordered food for herself. Seeing that she was alone in the room,the attendant tried to sexually assault her, a source said.
The woman,however,pushed the attendant away and raised the alarm. She called the Police Control Room,who sent some personnel to the spot. Fearing arrest,the attendant fled to a friends house.
After going through records at the guesthouse,police tracked down the attendant and arrested him from his friends house the next day. A case has been registered against the accused at the Malviya Nagar police station,South Delhi,under appropriate sections of the IPC.
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