Chennai, June 29 (IANS) A 22-year-old worker was arrested in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday in connection with the suicide of a girl after her morphed obscene picture was uploaded on social media.
Vinupriya committed suicide after a complaint was lodged with police in Salem and subsequent inaction by the police. The arrested man was identified as Suresh.
Police also suspended a head constable who had allegedly demanded and accepted a mobile phone as bribe from the girl’s family to investigate the case when they came to lodge a complaint.
According to police, Suresh was apprehended after tracking the internet protocol address from where the obscene morphed pictures of Vinupriya were uploaded.
Suresh was a resident of the same locality where the girl’s family lived in Salem, around 340 km from here.