Bhubaneswar: The Capital Police on Friday issued notices to student Congress leader Itish Pradhan and Ninakhunta.com proprietor on the backdrop of charges of a sexual scandal on Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena caught live in a sex tape.
Police has asked both Itish and Niankhunta owner Pradeep Pandey to show up and keep their stance on their allegations against the Mayor.
Notably on Thursday evening, a viral video showing someone resembling Mayor AN Jena along with a woman under objectionable condition roamed the social media. The sex tape was allegedly uploaded by Ninakhunta.com and later taken up by media channels.
With outrage sparking in city Mayor himself refuted any such allegations and out rightly rejected that he was not the one present in the video. Rubbishing the charges he also filed criminal and defamation cases against Itish and Pandey asking the Court to remove the video from internet.
Earlier today the Mayor along with his supporters filed cases in city SDJM. “I have high regard for women, my supporters know that. The truth will come out soon,” he said.
Meanwhile DCP Satyabrata Bhoi had written to YouTube to remove the content from its website.