Kundapur: July 17, 2015: The police on Friday arrested three youths for allegedly blackmailing a girl with an mms video and sexually assaulting her.
The police have registered the case under POSCO Act.
The accused has been identified as Ganesh Mogaveera (27), Nagaraj (25) Harish (24).
It is learnt that, Ganesh saw the girl at his relative’s wedding function. He then proposed the girl, who later accepted his love proposal. Soon they developed a relationship and were in love for a year. Ganesh had bought her a mobile phone and had asked her to send her pictures many times. The victim had sent her pictures promptly, without thinking that the youth would misuse it.
Ganesh had shared the pictures to his friend Nagaraj, who then blackmailed her of making the pictures public if she did not agree to have physical relationship with him.
With the fear of pictures going public, the victim then budge to his demand of had physical relationship.
The girl found herself in the middle of the problem when both Nagraj and Ganesh threatened her of dire consequences if she failed to send them obscene videos. The girl fearing of her image again budged to their demand and sent a video of her on WhatsApp.
Ganesh, sent the video to all his friends in the WhatsApp group. Soon after the video went viral, Ganesh’s friends Srinivas and Harish started blackmailing the girl.
The girl crossed all the limits just to make sure that her dark secret of her life remains hidden from the world. After few days, the victim’s brother discovered about the video. Who then questioned girl.
The girl narrated the painful story to her brother. The victim’s family then registered a case against four youths at Kota police station.
The police arrested the accused and produced them before the Court.