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Five arrested in West Bengal for circulating MMS showing naked tribal girl

Sunday, 8 August 2010 - 10:28pm IST | Place: Suri (West Bengal) | Agency: PTI
The police said that the 17-year-old girl was paraded naked at a village of the district last April for allegedly having an affair with a boy of a different community.

The police today arrested five persons in Birbhum district for allegedly circulating a video that featured a village tribal girl when she was being paraded naked.

The police said that the 17-year-old girl was paraded naked at a village of the district last April for allegedly having an affair with a boy of a different community.

However, neither the girl nor her family lodged any police complaint against the persons involved in the incident which was captured by a camera by some persons who later circulated it through MMS, the police said.

The police on its own has started an investigation which culminated in today's arrest of five persons following a raid was conducted at some villages in the Rampurhat sub-division.

The police said it has asked the girl to file a police complaint.




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