Youth arrested for abusing woman on social media

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Crime Branch today arrested a youth on charges of abusing a woman on social media.

As per the complainant, a youth identified as Shovan Kumar had used objectionable language against a woman during chats on social media. The woman had lodged a complaint with the Crime Branch following which the youth was arrested today.

According to sources, in 2018, the woman had come across Shovan on Facebook and developed a relationship with him. Later with the approval of their parents, Shovan and the woman decided to get married and accordingly a ring ceremony was held, the complainant stated.

“However, later we came to know about Shovan’s bad character. He used to verbally abuse my daughter on social media and leveled false allegations against our family. We had lodged a complaint with the CB. Today we came to know that he was arrested,” father of the woman stated.