Blackmailed by MMS, girl commits suicide

Last Updated: Friday, October 29, 2010 - 18:00

Siliguri: A polytechnic student here
committed suicide after she was being blackmailed by a college
mate who shot an obscene video of her and circulated it as an
MMS, police said today.

The girl, studying in first-year, had lodged an FIR on
September 18 with the Siliguri police, claiming that her
senior Aninda Garai took her to a private boarding, where he
stayed, for helping her with some drawings.

According to the FIR, she was given a soft drink laced
with drugs by Aninda, who later shot an obscene video of the
girl.

He, later started forcing her to marry him, saying he
would make the clip public if she refused.

When she refused, Aninda circulated the five-minute MMS
among other students, she said in the FIR.

"The police failed to provide any relief even after a
month," the girl`s father Nilu Saha alleged after she
committed suicide on Wednesday.

Darjeeling Superintendent of Police D P Singh told
reporters that Aninda was absconding and a police team had
been sent to his village at Maheshpur under Sonamukhi police
station in Bankura district.

Meanwhile, the SFI, DYFI, Chhatra Parishad and Trinamool
Chhatra Parishad have submitted a memorandum to Additional
Superintendent of Police Gaurav Sharma demanding Aninda`s
arrest and seizure of the video.

PTI



First Published: Friday, October 29, 2010 - 18:00

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