Obscene pictures on WhatsApp: Haryana man arrested by Odisha Police

Bhubaneswar: The Cyber Cell of Odisha Police has arrested a man from Haryana for allegedly posting obscene images in a WhatsApp group.

According to police sources, the accused man, identified as Pawan Kumar Agarwal, used to add people to the WhatsApp group without their permission because of previous enmity.

The accused used to post obscene images, messages and videos in the group and harass the concerned persons by trying to defame them, said sources.

Odisha Police investigated the case after an individual from Bhubaneswar filed a written complaint in this regard.

After gathering sufficient proof against the accused person, police arrested Agarwal from Haryana and produced him before a local court. Later he was brought to Bhubaneswar on transit remand, police sources said.

Police have filed cases under IPC and IT Act and seized the mobile phone and SIM card from the accused.