Man, son booked for posting objectionable photos of women on social media

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Phagwara: A man and his son have been booked for posting on social media objectionable pictures of four woman students, including a minor, of a private university here, the police said on Saturday.

Yatin Bedi and his father Jaswinder Bedi of Haibowal Kalan in Ludhiana were booked based on a complaint by three students.

The complainants claimed objectionable pictures of the minor along with theirs, were uploaded on social media, including Facebook and Instagram, using fake IDs, police said.

The accused have been booked under Sections 292 (sale, etc, of obscene books,etc), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), 120-B (punishment of criminal conspiracy) of IPC, and relevant sections of the IT Act and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, police said. No arrest has been made yet.