Published On : Mon, Jul 30th, 2018

Youth held for defaming minor girl on social media

NAGPUR: MIDC Police have arrested a youth on the charges of molesting a 16-year-old minor girl by posting her objectionable photographs on social media.

As per information, the accused Rajat Sonare (20), a resident of Ambedkar Society, Takli Sim, and the victim are familiar to each other. Rajat was allegedly pressuring the girl to be in a relationship. Though she repeatedly refused his advances, he continued to harass her and was threatening to defame her.

The victim, in her complaint, informed that Rajat had threatened her in front of a restaurant on Hingna Road that he would post her pictures on Facebook if she continued to avoid him. Rajat then opened a Facebook account in her name and started chatting with her relatives and friends. A few days later, he posted photos showing them together.

The victim alleged that the accused did the act to defame her. Police have registered a case and started further investigations.