Jharkhand Shocker: Tribal girl stripped, filmed on suspicion of theft; probe ordered

In a shocking incident, a tribal girl was stripped, thrashed and filmed by a group of girls in her college hostel in Jharkhand for allegedly stealing a mobile phone.

By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Aug 09, 2017, 10:47 AM IST
Jharkhand Shocker: Tribal girl stripped, filmed on suspicion of theft; probe ordered

Ranchi: In a shocking incident, a tribal girl was stripped, thrashed and filmed by a group of girls in her college hostel in Jharkhand for allegedly stealing a mobile phone.

According to ANI, the incident was filmed and nude images of the victim were also circulated on social media.

The incident took place at Santhal Pargana Women's College on August 4. However, it came to light after a video of the victim being thrashed and stripped went viral on the social media.

In her complaint, the victim, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) first year student, said she had bought a second-hand mobile phone for Rs 500 for which she was later accused by another hostel resident of theft.

The victim claimed that the students later called a student council meeting and imposed a fined on the victim of Rs. 18,600. They also threatened to circulate her nude video if she failed to pay the fine.

Following the incident, the victim's father, a farmer, threatened to commit suicide along with his daughter.

Meanwhile, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has asked officials to investigate the incident and take strict action against the culprits. 

With ANI inputs