Bolagarh: A spurned lover was arrested here for allegedly threatening a school girl to make her objectionable photos viral on social media.
The accused was identified as Kishore Jay Singh (27) of Arakhpalli village in Khanguria panchayat in Khordha district. He is also accused of attacking and repeatedly misbehaving the girl.
A case has been registered under sections 341, 354 (C) (D), 509, 506/34 of IPC, section 12 of POCSO Act and 66 (A) of IT Act.
Police recovered a mobile phone from his possession.
According to reports, Kishore had been threatening the school girl, who is a class X student, to make her objectionable photos viral on social media after failure in one-sided love. On Wednesday, he hindered the girl on her way while she was returning home along with her younger brother after appearing an examination in school. When she objected it, Kishore threw some chemical on her face and knocked her down. He again threatened her to make her photos viral if she does not accept his love.
The family of the girl lodged a complaint against Kishore at Bolagarh police station following the incident. Based on the complaint, police arrested him on Friday and forwarded him to the court. The court sent him to judicial custody after rejecting his bail.