Delhi Police swung into action after receiving a complaint against an Instagram group the Bois Lcoker Room. The incident came to light after a girl from South Delhi shared the screenshot over social media exposing the said groups and scores of similar group. Further to the incident, one boy has been detained by the Cyber Cell in connection with the case
The one who has been nabbed so far is a 15-year-old student of a prominent school in South Delhi. “22 other boys have also have been identified and they would be called for investigation,” the police said on Tuesday. The detained accused would be produced before the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB).
Leaked screenshots of the private Instagram chat group stirred up a storm over rape culture in India after numerous boys were allegedly seen sharing photos of underage girls, objectifying them, and planning “gang rapes”.
A case was registered under section 465 (forgery), 471 (using forged document), 469 (Forgery for purpose of harming reputation), 509 (intending to insult the modesty of any woman) of the IPC and 67 and 67A of the Information Technology (IT) Act at cyber cell of Delhi police.
Earlier on Monday, the police received a complaint from the principal of a prominent school in South Delhi’s Saket at the Saket police station requesting for a probe into the matter, the same was forwarded to the Cyber Cell thereof.
Apart from this, another complaint was filed at a police station in North Delhi by a parent in connection with this Instagram group. The Police then probed into the details of all the participants of the said group where photos of underage girls were being shared and they were being objectified.