Cuttack: Cuttack Mahila police arrested a youth for allegedly blackmailing his girlfriend with a video featuring her intimate moments with him.
The accused identified as Siddhant Kumar Biswal alias Niki (27) of Gurudijhatia area was arrested on Friday on charges of raping a minor girl and blackmailing her following the complaint by the victim of Ranihaat area in Cuttack.
Police seized a mobile phone and laptop containing the obscene video. Both the accused and victim have been sent to SCB Medical College and Hospital for medical examination.
According to reports, Siddhant had physical relationship with the victim on pretext of marriage when she was minor. He had allegedly captured the intimate moments of the girl with him on his mobile phone without her knowledge inside Gurudijhatia forest. He started blackmailing her with video shot in the forest after she became adult and proposed him for marriage.