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UP man uploads rape victim's photo on social media, arrested

The UP Police Arrested A Man For Allegedly Posting On The Social Media Platforms The Objectionable Photo Of A Woman, Who Had Accused Him Of Rape, At Charthawan Town In Muzaffarnagar District

PTI | Updated on: 17 May 2017, 04:02:47 PM
A man has been arrested for posting objectionable photos of a woman on social media platforms. (Representational Image)


The UP Police arrested a man for allegedly posting on the social media platforms the objectionable photo of a woman, who had accused him of rape, at Charthawan town in Muzaffarnagar district, police said.

The accused, identified as one Babu, was arrested on Tuesday under provisions of the Information Technology Act, SHO Sanjiv Sharma said. 

The woman, in her complaint, alleged that she had filed a private complaint against the accused in a local court. In her complaint, she had accused Babu of raping her. Since then, the accused had been mounting pressure on her to withdraw the complaint. 

When the woman refused, Babu posted her objectionable photo on the social media, Sharma said, adding they have initiated a probe into the matter, he said.

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First Published : 17 May 2017, 03:54:00 PM

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