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Viral sex video and murder: Odisha cops grill victim, three others


Bhubaneswar: In ongoing probe into gruesome murder of a youth reportedly linked to viral sex videos, police grilled four persons including the woman victim, who was seen with the deceased in the video.

Police detained the woman and her boyfriend identified Siddharth Parida while they were trying to escape to Kolkata.

Along with the woman, deceased Unmay Padhi’s elder brother and two others were interrogated separately by three teams of police in connection with the gruesome murder.

Police sources said that the murderer will be arrested soon and the investigation is in the final stage.

Meanwhile, police also verified the CCTV footage of hotel room at Kharavela Nagar area where Unmay and woman had spent night. The hotel officials have also be interrogated in connection with the case.

Police launched investigation into the viral video featuring intimate moments of Unmay and with his one-time girlfriend after his charred body was recovered on Kuakhai Riverbed three days ago. Unmay was suspected to have been eliminated by the professional killers over the viral video.

Notably, the obscene video had gone viral on social media a year ago in which Unmay and a girl from Chandbali area of Bhadrak district were seen together. On complaints of the girl, Unmay was arrested by Kharavela Nagar police.

Unmay was working with a private educational institute here where the girl was also working. Later on, the duo developed physical relationship.