Keonjhar: A youth was arrested for allegedly forcing a woman to have sex with him and subsequently making the intimate video viral on the social media in Keonjhar district on Wednesday.
The accused was identified as Sushant Patra of Badahal village under Town police limits in the district.
According to sources, the accused used to sell fish in nearby villages. A few months back, he went to sale fish in Buladuar Sahi and clandestinely captured the video of the victim while she was taking bath. Later, he showed the video to the victim and demanded sexual favour. He threatened to make the video viral if she refused to do so.
Fearing social stigma, the woman kept physical relation with the accused. The accused kept physical relation with the woman for three months. During the course of their relationship, the accused clandestinely recorded their intimate moments through his mobile.
A few days back the accused circulated the video among his friends through WhatsApp. When the victim learnt about the matter, she lodged a complaint with the Town police.
On the basis of the complaint, Town police station inspector-in-charge Suryakant Das along with a team arrested the accused under relevant section of IPC.