Revenge pornography! B.Tech student gets 5 years in jail and Rs 9,000 as fine for uploading explicit videos of girl on internet - emiratespot.com

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Revenge pornography! B.Tech student gets 5 years in jail and Rs 9,000 as fine for uploading explicit videos of girl on internet

In a shocking incident being reported from Mandipore, Bengal, a B.Tech student was sentenced to five years in jail and was also imposed with a fine of Rs 9,000 for uploading the explicit pictures, videos of a girl on the internet. The accused had been blackmailing the girl of physical relations constantly. However, after the girl denied his advances, the accused shared the content on the internet. The final sentence was given out by a court in Tamluk, East Midnapore.



A boy has been sentenced to five years of imprisonment and has further been slapped with a fine of Rs 9,000 for sharing the explicit photographs and videos of a girl | Image pic rep
In a shocker being reported from Bengal, a boy has been sentenced to five years of imprisonment and has further been slapped with a fine of Rs 9,000 for sharing the explicit photographs and videos of a girl. The accused has been identified as the B.Tech student from Panskura, who uploaded the pictures of a girl he met on the internet. Taking the cognizance of the sensitivity of the matter, the judicial magistrate Gautam Kumar Nag has directed the state to treat the victim as a rape survivor. The magistrate further ordered the state to pay the compensation accordingly. The sentence was awarded by a court in Tamluk, East Midnapore.
Reacting on the reports, the advocate of the case stated that the complaint was filed against the accused, Animesh Box, and he was later arrested on July 21, 2017. After the case was registered, the hearing began which later ended on February 28, 2018. Reports suggested that the case was later taken up by the CID, which had appointed advocates Bisvas Chatterjee as a public prosecutor. Further disclosing the matter, the public prosecutor claimed that the girl complained that she knew Box for past three years and trusted him. The girl alleged that Box had promised to marry her and following which she shared her personal photographs, videos with the accused.
Later, the accused blackmailed the girl stating that he would make the photos and videos public if she will not have physical relations with him. After the girl refused, the man made the person photographs public. The advocate told the court that it was the case of revenge pornography and the girl underwent virtual rape every time somebody clicked on one of her photographs. Acting swiftly in the matter, the CID submitted the charge sheet against the accused in just 42 days. However, the charges were framed after 50 days. The public prosecutor further highlighted that this was the first conviction in the state in such a case.

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