Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) A 21-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday in Ballia in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly posting a video of his girlfriend in a compromising position with him on social networking website Facebook, police said.
A police official said main accused Naushad and his associate Virendra Bharti have been sent to jail on charges of rape, blackmail and conspiracy.
According to police, the accused was in a relationship with a 17-year-old girl. He forcibly had sex with her in a hotel room in March and filmed it.
He later started blackmailing her for sex, saying that he would post the video on social networking sites.
Though the girl remained silent and bore the brunt, she finally revealed the ordeal to her family when the accused asked her to come to a particular place on Tuesday to have sex with one of his friends.
While she did not turn up, police arrested the two men from there.
After identification of the accused by the girl, they were booked and sent to jail on Wednesday.
Police said they have also asked Facebook to remove the video.