Kandhamal: Yet another case cyber-crime in the state has come to the limelight with the Kandhamal police arresting two youths today on charges of sexually assaulting a college girl by blackmailing her to post her nude photos online.
The accused have been identified as Bikash Mallick of Kalisa Padar village under Tumudibandha police station limits and Manoj Nayak of Kaugota village under Belghar police station limits.
The complaint filed by the victim, a student of NSB Junior College in Tumudibandha area read that she was having an affair with Manoj Nayak, one of the accused, for past few months during which the latter had clicked few photographs of their intimate moments on his mobile phones.
However, after the couple had a break-up later, Manoj Nayak enetered into an conspiracy with his friend Bikash Mallick and started blackmailing her. Threatening to make the photos viral on social media, the duo established physical relationship with her time and again in the past few days.
The Kandhamal police arrested the accused duo from their respective villages after recording the statement of the victim.