Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police today arrested a youth for allegedly blackmailing a girl with her obscene video which he had shot while the latter was taking bath.
The accused has been identified as Ashok Das alias Dipu, a native of Bhaliali village in Nayagarh district. At present, he is residing in a slum under Mancheswar police limits.
According to sources, Ashok managed to record a video of a girl residing in the same locality while she was taking bath and later stated blackmail her. The accused also forced her to maintain physical relationship with him. On Friday, finding the girl alone at an isolated place the accused tried to outrage her modesty.
The victim then narrated the ordeal before her family members following which the youth was nabbed and handed him over to the police, sources added.