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Odisha court sends Bangalore youth to judicial custody for uploading morphed photo of girl

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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Sep 3:

A local court today remanded to judicial custody a Bangalore based youth arrested by Odisha crime branch for allegedly uploading morphed obscene photographs of a girl by opening a fake Facebook account in her name.

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Based on a complaint filed by the victim, the accused, identified as Panchu Pan (36,) was arrested from Bangalore on August 30 by sleuths of the cyber crime wing of Odisha Crime Branch with the help of the local police there.

The accused has been booked under relevant sections of the IPC and Information Technology (amendment) Act-2008.

The accused was brought here by Crime Branch police on Tuesday on transit remand after he was produced before a Bangalore court, said a Crime Branch police release here.

During the course of its investigation, the Crime Branch has found out prima facie evidence against the accused having committed the crime, the release said.