Indore: We Care for You team of police arrested a 20-yearold youth for blackmailing, stalking and threatening a 16-year-old girl of Class X in Vijay Nagar on Monday. According to police, the victim met accused Akash Malviya, photographer.

They met for a photo shoot at Meghdoot Garden on November 25, following which the accused tried to be friends with her. On refusing, the accused threatened to circulate victim’s video on social media. The accused also started stalking the victim. Later, Akash uploaded a video of victim on YouTube. As the victim requested to remove video, the accused demanded Rs 5,000 from her. During interrogation Akash, a resident of Dewas Naka, said he runs a photography studio in Singapore Township.

He confessed to have made a video of the victim during their photo shoot following which they had an argument. The police have booked the accused under IPC provisions. In another incident, a 28- year-old woman was molested and thrashed by her neighbour following a dispute in Juni Nagar on Sunday. The victim alleged that accused Chintu and his wife Shalu abused her. On stopping, the accused thrashed and molested her. The police have registered a case and are investigating the incident.

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