Delhi youth held for circulating obscene pics of Odisha girl

Cuttack: Odisha Crime Branch arrested a youth from Delhi for allegedly creating a fake Facebook profile in name of a girl and posting her obscene photos on social media site.

The cyber crime cell nabbed the accused identified as Manish Jha (26), a native of Sitamarhi district in Bihar, who was staying in New Delhi.

The police also seized a mobile phone used for the crime, SIM card and a memory card from his possession.

Jha was arrested from Delhi by cyber crime cell following the complaint lodged by the girl last year alleging that he had created a fake Facebook id using her name, morphed her pictures and uploaded her obscene photos on her fake profile.

The victim also alleged that the accused was harassing her by sending her obscene photos to her family on WhatsApp.

Based on the written complaint lodged with Cyber Crime police station, a case was registered on April 7, 2017 under various sections 292, 354, D/465, 469, 506, 509 of IPC and under sections 66, 66-C, 67, 67-A of Information Technology Act.

Following arrest Jha was produced before Cuttack SDJM Court on Thursday and later he was sent to jail.

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