Three male college students allegedly shot a video of a 19-year-old lady altering her garments within the lavatory of a city-based institute, the place all of them examine, and later tried to extort cash from her by threatening to flow into the clip, police stated.
The police have arrested one of many accused and a search is on for 2 others, they stated.
The accused and the sufferer examine on the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) positioned in Govindpura space of town. The trio had captured the video of the lady scholar on September 17, when she was altering her garments within the lavatory of the institute after attending a programme organised to mark Vishwakarma Jayanti, an official stated.
“The accused showed the video to one of the victim’s friends and demanded Rs 7,000, threatening that if she failed to do so, they would make the clip viral on social media. After the victim came to know about this, she panicked and left her house,” Piplani Police Station in-charge Ajay Nayar stated whereas quoting the criticism.
The lady’s members of the family later went the police station and lodged a lacking individual’s report. During a search, the police later discovered the sufferer at Bhopal railway station, he stated.
Nayar stated the case was later transferred to Ashok Garden police station, underneath the jurisdiction of which the institute is positioned.
Ashoka Garden police station in-charge Alok Shrivastava stated that primarily based on the criticism lodged by the sufferer, a case was registered towards the three male college students underneath related sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Information Technology (IT) Act.
One of the accused has been arrested and a seek for two different absconding college students is underway, he stated, including that the accused and sufferer examine in the identical institute.
Further investigation within the case is underway, Shrivastava stated.
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