Woman held for taking nude photos of roommates in Hyderabad

A young woman, who allegedly recorded nude pictures and videos of her hostel mates and shared the same with her boss, was arrested.

Published: 21st March 2017 03:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st March 2017 03:28 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: A young woman, who allegedly recorded nude pictures and videos of her hostel mates and shared the same with her boss, was arrested by Cyberabad cyber crime police on charges of voyeurism on Monday.

The game of the woman, a native of Jammalamadugu in Kadapa district, was exposed when complainant, Sandhya (name changed), working as an executive in a pharmaceutical company, and a hostel mate lodged a police complaint.  

She stated in her complaint that she saw her roommate Sravani  (name changed) was behaving unusually holding a mobile phone and moving it. She got suspicious as the camera of the phone was pointing towards her all the time, even while she was changing her clothes.

Sandhya shared with another roommate about her suspicion and they planned to check Sravani’s mobile. The two girls were shocked to see nude and semi-nude pictures and videos of Sandhya in Sravani’s mobile phone.

It also came to their notice that Sravani was sharing all the pictures and videos with her boss, who is the managing director of a consultancy. They also found videos of some other inmates on Sravani’s laptop.  

Preliminary probe by the police revealed that Sravani was acting at the behest of her boss and was sending pictures and videos of her roommates. Based on the complaint lodged by the victim, the police booked a against the accused under Sections 509, 354 C, 417 and 419 of IPC and 66 C, 67 and 57 A of IT Act.

“Sravani also opened a fake Facebook profile using the pictures of her another hostel mate. The boss and Sravani have been taken into custody and will be produced in the court on Tuesday,”  Cyberabad cyber crime ACP S Jayaram  said adding that motive of their activity was not yet clear.

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