NEW DELHI: The Punjab authorities has ordered a probe following allegations that objectionable movies of some women college students at
have been shot and circulated on social media.
The accused lady, additionally a pupil on the college, has been arrested, police mentioned. Nevertheless college officers have given a distinct model of all the episode.
Protest erupted on the campus following the incident, and police needed to step in to revive order.
Rumours of objectionable movies shot & circulated
A lady pupil allegedly made movies of different women taking bathtub within the hostel, that later went viral on social media. Ptotrsters claimed that a number of the affected college students tried suicide following the incident.
Nevertheless RS Bawa, pro-chancellor, Chandigarh College mentioned “Through the preliminary investigation carried out by the college there was no video discovered of any pupil which is objectionable besides a private video shot by a woman which she herself shared along with her boyfriend.”
Police too gave an identical model of occasions.
‘Women tried suicide’
Protesters claimed that some lady college students residing within the hostel tried suicide following the ‘leaked video’ hearsay. Each the pro-VC and police denied this.
“There are rumors that 7 women have dedicated suicide whereas the actual fact is that no lady has tried any such step. No lady has been admitted to hospital within the incident,” pro-VC Bawa mentioned. SSP Mohali Vivek Soni too denied the “tried suicide” rumours.
The primary accused within the matter can be a woman pupil staying in a hostel on campus. The police mentioned she has been arrested.
“It’s a matter of movies being shot by a woman pupil and later circulated. FIR was registered within the matter and the accused pupil was arrested,” SSP Soni mentioned.
It was alleged that she forwarded the movies she had shot to an outsider, who then circulated them on social media.
SSP Soni mentioned the movies by no means went viral, however the suspect lady had despatched her personal movies to her boyfriend in Shimla.
Punjab govt orders probe
Punjab increased training minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer on Sunday ordered an intensive probe after objectionable movies of some girl college students of Chandigarh College went viral on social media.
“I humbly request all the scholars of Chandigarh College to stay calm, the responsible is not going to be be spared. It’s a really delicate matter and pertains to dignity of our sisters and daughters. All of us together with media ought to be very very cautious, additionally it is take a look at of ours now as a society,” he tweeted.
AAP, BJP for strict motion
AAP nationwide convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday tweeted that the culprits would get the ‘harshest punishment’.
“All of the culprits concerned on this will get the harshest punishment,” he mentioned, whereas urging persistence.
Union Minister and BJP chief Som Parkash additionally demanded strict motion in opposition to the culprits. “It’s an unlucky incident. Police ought to take severe motion in opposition to these concerned on this incident in order that such incidents don’t happen once more,” he mentioned.