A 23-year-old youth was arrested Tuesday for allegedly posting the nude photographs of a minor girl on Facebook and abetting her suicide. The girl committed suicide on Sunday. The youth was arrested from Khariberia area under Bishnupur police station in South-24 Parganas. As per the police, after being corned the youth tried to commit suicide by slitting his wrist. He was taken to a hospital for primary medication.
According to sources in the police, the girl and the youth were in a relationship in the past. They had, in the past, run away away from their homes and stayed together for two years. The girl being a minor, they couldn’t get married. Later, the relation soured and the the girl came back to live with her parents. The youth, however, had been forcing her to return to him and had threatened to upload her obscene photographs social media.
As the girl refused to give in to pressure, he uploaded the photographs on Facebook following which the girl committed suicide on Sunday. The youth has been booked under relevant sections of IT Act, POCSO Act and on charges of abetment to suicide.