Kendrapara: A youth was arrested for allegedly circulating the intimate videos and photographs of his girlfriend through WhatsApp in Pattamundai area of Kendrapara district.
The matter came to light after police arrested the accused, identified as Soumya Ranjan Sahu. He was sent to judicial custody after the rejection of his bail petition.
According to police, the accused developed an affair with the victim while they were studying in high school. As the youth the failed in the Plus II examination, he went to Bangalore for work. On the other hand, the girl continued her study.
During the course of their relationship, the youth took the girl to various places and kept physical relation with her on multiple occasions. The youth also clandestinely captured the videos of their intimate moment in his phone.
Meanwhile, the youth proposed the girl for marriage which she rejected. Angry over the rejection, the youth sent the video of their intimate moments to the girl’s maternal uncle and his friends through WhatsApp.
When the girl’s father learnt about the viral video, he lodged a complaint with Pattamundai police. Acting on the complaint, inspector-in-charge Rakesh Kumar Tripathy inquired into the matter and arrested the accused youth.
The police seized the cellphone of the youth containing the obscene videos and photographs and a CD from his house. A case has been registered and the accused has been sent to jail.