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Prime Accused in Cyber Crime against Girl Students Arrested

 

On Tuesday, Sujit Sahoo was arrested by the crime branch. Sujit Sahoo had posted the lewd photographs as well as comments on a Facebook page about several students of the Ramadevi Women's University. He was arrested one day after the girls has met CM Naveen Patnaik, and told him regarding the situation.

 

The chief minister twitted for informing about the accused arrest. Timesofindia.indiatimes.com posted on March 29th, 2017, quoting the tweet of Naveen Patnaik that "prime accused Sujit Sahu (sic) in the cybercrime case arrested last night. Hope this serves as a strong deterrent and such acts are not repeated."

 

The order to investigate came after the 40 girl students of RD Women's University, Kamala Nehru Women's College and Saibala Women's College, were led by Byomkesh Ray, President of BCJD (Biju Chhatra Janata Dal).

 

Notably, more than 100 student's photographs of the varsity are posted on Facebook page of Aarohi Creations' with an objectionable caption "sex contest".

 

B K Sharma, Special DG (Crime), who was there in Naveen's chamber at the time when the girls have aired their grievance, said: "we registered one case on the basis of a complaint lodged by one of the victims. The second case was registered following a complaint by a group of victims. We formed an eight-member team and already started the investigation." Police said that a picture competition between the students was held by the accused few days back. He got the girls' pictures, and then used those in obscene manner.

 

On Saturday, a complaint was lodged by the students, and they have also met the CM Naveen Patnaik in his chamber. The girls have demanded appropriate action against the persons who were involved in the crime.

 

In view of this incident, the chief minister has ordered Director of the Crime Branch of Police to initiate strict action against those culprits who were involved in posting of the objectionable remarks in Facebook.

 

The investigation agency said that they will write to the Facebook's law enforcement response team for getting the details of blocked account along with IP address. Sujit Sahoo, Aarohi Creations owner, continues to be unavailable for communication. Saheed Nagar police station, investigated the case in the beginning, officer said that "we tried to contact him, but he is on the run".

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