RD university pics case: Another accused arrested by Odisha CB

Bhubaneswar: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Odisha Crime Branch (CB), probing into the posting of pictures of over 100 students of Rama Devi (RD) Women’s University here on Facebook with derogatory remarks, arrested the second accused of the case today, informed CB Special DG BK Sharma through Twitter today.

The arrested was identified as Ashish Padhy of Berhampur, Sharma said, adding that he along with Sujit Sahu, the prime accused who has also been arrested, had uploaded photos of the girl students with objectionable comments.

Ashish has been arrested in two cases registered in Cyber Crime police station of Crime Branch and shall be produced before court, Sharma said.

Notably, photographs of over 100 students of the varsity were posted on Aarohi Creations’ Facebook page with objectionable caption “sex contest”.

Several girl students had filed a complaint with Saheed Nagar police against Aarohi Creations’ chief Sujit Sahu.

Later, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had ordered for a Crime Branch probe into the incident.

Sources said, under the garb of conducting a display picture competition among the students, Sahu had visited the varsity.

After a few days of Sahu’s visit to the varsity campus, pictures of several students were seen posted on social networking site Facebook with objectionable remarks against them.

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