Angul: As many as three youths of Chhendipada in Odisha’s Angul district have been detained by police for their alleged involvement in uploading and circulating an obscene video featuring a married woman on WhatsApp.
The three accused were admins of a WhatsApp group namely ‘Kanaloi Local Toka’ which had several youths of Chhendipada area as its members.
A news report regarding the circulation of the clip on the instant messaging platform was published in leading Odia daily ‘Sambad’ on August 27, following which the police swung into action and detained the trio yesterday.
While one admin of the WhatsApp group posted the video in the group, other admins and members circulated the clip by sharing it, police sources said, adding that a total of seven persons are involved in the incident.
Raids are being carried out by police at various places in the area to nab others. Notably, the video featured intimate moments between the woman and a person.