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2 held for shooting obscene video of 17-yr-old


CHENNAI: Two youths, including an engineering student, were arrested on Sunday for allegedly shooting an obscene video of a 17-year-old girl and threatening to submit it on social media.


Police stated the lady was once a first yr student of a personal engineering faculty. She was once relationship her faculty mate G Srinath, 20, of Pallikaranai. Over the course of their courting, the lady had given Srinath many gifts and transferred cash via net banking. Last month, Srinath advised the lady that he sought after to speak about their long term plans. He invited her home claiming that he would introduce her to his oldsters. When the lady went to Srinath’s house, she spotted that his oldsters were away and confronted him. He controlled to pacify her and took her to his bedroom at the pretext of revealing her his formative years pictures.


Meanwhile, Srinath had planned to shoot obscene pictures of her. He made his good friend S Yogesh, 19, cover in the retailer room ahead of her visit. He had urged him to take pictures of the duo getting intimate via a gap in the window.


When they met at college the following day, Srinath’s behaviour towards her was once other. He requested for extra money and even pressured her to visit his home again. “When the lady refused, he advised her about the video and photographs. When the lady refused to consider him, he confirmed her the video,” stated an investigating officer. The girl was once in a state of concern and have shyed away from discussing the problem with her pals. She later determined to break up with him. Soon after, Srinath and Yogesh began threatening her that they are going to submit the pictures on social media if she refused to return every time they referred to as. They endured with their demands for cash. She failed to be aware of her research because of their consistent harassment. Eventually, she accrued courage to tell her father about the incident and later lodged a criticism on the all women police station.


Police arrested Srinath and Yogesh beneath Pocso Act and seized the mobile phone which was once used to take the pictures. A case has also been filed beneath 120B (felony conspiracy), 384 (punishment for extortion), 506(1) (punishment for felony intimidation) of IPC and Section four of girl harassment act. They were remanded in judicial custody.


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