Bhubaneswar: The Cyber Cell of the Odisha Crime Branch today arrested a person for allegedly circulating obscene photos and videos on WhatsApp after creating a group in the messaging application.
The arrested has been identified as Pawan Kumar Agarwal of Jatani in Khordha district.
According to reports, Pawan had created a WhatsApp group using the name of one Girdharilal Hallan of Bhubaneswar in his profile and added several persons to the group without their consent.
He allegedly used to send obscene contents in the group with an intention of defaming Girdharilal as he had personal enmity with the latter.
The Crime Branch had received a complaint in this regard on October 15 and registered a case.
A team of the Cyber Cell today arrested the accused with the help of Haryana police and seized the mobile phone used in committing the crime. He was later produced before a local court, which granted transit remand of the wrongdoer. He will be produced before a court here today.