Patnaik orders probe into defamatory posts on girl students

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Bhubaneswar, March 27 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday ordered a Crime Branch probe into a Facebook post that showed pictures of over 100 girl students with derogatory remarks.

Patnaik also ordered strict action against those responsile for the incident involving the students of the Rama Devi (RD) Women’s University here.

The direction for a Crime Branch probe came after students of various colleges met the Chief Minister here on Monday.

“Aarohi Creations misused the picture of girl students on social media. Three days have passed but the authorities are unable to arrest the accused. So we met the Chief Minister,” said a Rama Devi university student.

The photographs of over 100 students of the varsity were posted on Aarohi Creations’ Facebook page with objectionable caption “sex contest”.

Several students had filed a complaint with the Commissionerate Police here.

–IANS

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