Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Commissionerate police have arrested a youth in Odisha capital for allegedly blackmailing a college girl with her obscene video, which he had recorded while she was bathing.
The arrested has been identified as Ashok Das alias Dipu (27) of Bhaliali village in Nayagarh district. He was residing at a slum under Mancheswar police limits here.
According to police sources, the accused had shot a video of the girl with a mobile phone while she was taking bath. Later, he started blackmailing the girl with the clip and forced her to have physical relation with him.
Last night, he groped the girl at a secluded place in the locality and tried to outrage her modesty. She narrated the ordeal before her family members, following which locals nabbed the youth and handed him over to police.