Odisha engineering student arrested for blackmailing girl with obscene pics

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police today arrested an engineering student for allegedly blackmailing a girl with her obscene photographs. The accused has been identified as Debi Prasad Pati.

As per reports, Pati and the girl were into a relationship. Somehow, he managed to click photographs of intimate moments with the girl.

With the help of such photographs, the accused student started to blackmail the girl and demanded money from her. The accused reportedly had threatened to upload the pictures on social media if she did not pay him money.

Out of fear, the girl stole gold ornaments from her house and gave them to the accused. The matter came to light after the girl’s family members found the jewelleries missing and quizzed her.

Later, a complaint was filed in this connection and the accused engineering student was arrested today. Senior police officials informed that Rs 10,000 and jewellery worth over lakhs of rupees have been seized from his possession.