Paradip: The police on Monday arrested a youth for allegedly blackmailing his ex-girlfriend by using her obscene pictures at Kujang area of Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district.
The accused was identified as Himanshu Pradhan of Balrampur village.
The matter came to light when victim’s uncle saw her obscene pictures on the social media. On being questioned, the victim unveiled the matter to the family members following which the victim’s family members lodged a case against the accused with Kujang police.
According to the complaint, earlier the victim was in a relationship with the accused. The accused clicked the pictures when they were in relationship. When the victim ended the relationship, Pradhan demanded her to fulfill his physical needs. When the victim denied to meet his need, Pradhan blackmailed her by using her obscene pictures.
Based on the complaint, the police have registered a case and arrested the accused.