Soldier Arrested For Allegedly Blackmailing Chandigarh College Pupil In Video Leak Case

Chandigarh College, a non-public establishment in Mohali, noticed large protests over case final week. (File)


Within the case of a woman pupil allegedly recording movies within the hostel washroom at Chandigarh College in Mohali, the Punjab police on Saturday arrested a military personnel in Arunachal Pradesh for “blackmailing” her. The coed and two males from her native state Himachal Pradesh have already been arrested. 

There have been large protests on the campus of the non-public college, about 20 km outdoors of Chandigarh, after the matter got here to gentle final Saturday. 

Punjab police chief Gaurav Yadav at this time stated a group from Mohali arrested the soldier, Sanjeev Singh, after monitoring “forensic and digital proof” gathered from gadgets sized from the opposite arrested accsed.

Rumours of different ladies’ movies being in circulation had furled additional protests, however police stated the arrested woman despatched solely her personal video to a buddy. The online has since widened, and police are probing if the arrested woman was blackmailed into recording and sharing movies.

Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann had arrange a three-member all-woman Particular Investigation Staff (SIT).

The military personnel was arrested from Sela Cross in Arunachal with assist of police from native space and Assam, in addition to the military. “Mohali police bought two-day transit remand from the native court docket and can now produce him earlier than a Justice of the Peace in Mohali,” stated DGP Yadav.

“The SIT(headed by SP Rupinder Kaur Bhatti with DSPs Rupinder Kaur and Deepika Singh as members) has been conducting speedy investigations within the case. The responsible on this case is not going to be spared and justice will prevail,” a notice by the DGP workplace learn. 

The case registered on September 18 has sections associated to sexual harassment and distribution of obscene content material utilizing the web.

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