Chandigarh University: Cops Claim Accused Share Video with Boyfriend; Probe Ordered

Story Highlights
  • Accused girl shared her personal clip with boy friend.
  • Case has been lodged. mobiles confiscated and probe ordered.
  • Protest broke out on Saturday on leaking of objectionable videos of girls from a university hostel, Mohali.

Mohali: After massive protests emerged on Saturday night at the campus of a university in Mohali, authorities on Sunday broke silence and termed the ‘objectionable’ clips “totally false and baseless”. It instead said that a personal video was shot by a girl which was shared by her with her boyfriend.

“All the rumours of objectionable videos shot of other girl students are totally false and baseless. No videos were found of any student which are objectionable except a personal video shot by a girl which was shared by her with her boyfriend,” in an official statement, RS Bawa, Pro-Chancellor, Chandigarh University said.

The Pro Chancellor further cleared the air on the suicides stating that there has been no attempts so far.

Police have stated that the woman student accused in the matter had shared her own video. Mohali SSP Vivek Sheel Soni said that it has been found during a preliminary investigation that a woman student, who had been apprehended, had shared her own video with someone stated to be from Himachal Pradesh. The mobile phones of the accused have been seized and will be sent for forensic examination.

An FIR under IPC section 354-C (voyeurism) and the IT Act has been registered and the woman student has been apprehended.

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