Man held for posting morphed photos of woman on Facebook


Sundargarh: Kinjirkela police in the district on Friday arrested a man for allegedly posting morphed and objectionable photographs of a young woman on Facebook.

The arrest of the accused, identified as Pradip Tirkey of Khamarimunda village in Sundargarh district, was made on the basis of a complaint lodged by the victim, the police said.

According to reports, Pradip had befriended a young woman of Rourkela through the social media platform Facebook a few months ago. Later, he downloaded the woman’s photographs from her account and converted those into objectionable and obscene ones.

On October 4, Pradip uploaded those converted photos on Facebook which came to the notice of the victim. Later, she lodged a complaint against the accused person in this regard.

Taking note of the report, the police arrested Pradip and registered a case against him under relevant Sections of the IPC.

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