The Cyber Crime Cell of Delhi police on Wednesday arrested the admin of the ‘Bois Locker Room’ Instagram group.
The police have also seized the devices of identified members of the group and sent for forensic analysis.”The role of other group members is being ascertained,” it said.
Earlier, a juvenile group member was apprehended in the case on May 4. The CyPAD Unit has asked for information about the alleged group and its members from Instagram. Report from the platform is awaited.
Delhi Police Cyber Crime Cell has taken cognisance of the matter&started probe. On basis on social media reports,a case has been registered under relevant sections of IT Act &other relevant IPC sections: DCP Cyber Cell on Delhi school boys glorifying rape on a Instagram chatroom
— ANI (@ANI) May 4, 2020
Earlier, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief, Swati Maliwal also took notice of the group and issued notices to the Delhi Police as well as the Instagram. She said that all the culprits should be arrested to give a tough message.
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DCW has issued notice to Instagram and Delhi Police in the matter of a group named “boys locker room” being used by some miscreants to share objectionable pictures of minor girls and planning illegal acts such as gangrape of minor girls.All the people involved in this act should be immediately arrested and a strong message needs to be given out. #BoysLockerRoom
Swati Maliwal took to Instagram and wrote, “DCW has issued notice to Instagram and Delhi Police in the matter of a group named “boys locker room” being used by some miscreants to share objectionable pictures of minor girls and planning illegal acts such as gangrape of minor girls. All the people involved in this act should be immediately arrested and a strong message needs to be given out.” She also released a video message on Twitter to express her concern over such an incident.
The matter came into light after a Delhi based girl leaked screenshots of the group chat on Instagram and Twitter after which social media was flooded with posts demanding strict action against the boys. They were sharing images of women, many of them minors, without their permission on the group.
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