A Special Investigation Team of the Punjab Police on Tuesday questioned the three accused arrested in connection with the Chandigarh University video case after allegations were levelled that a hosteller had recorded several objectionable videos of women students in the common washroom.
One of the accused in Chandigarh University video leak case being produced in Kharar court on Monday. As it occurs there were three persons involved in this crime a women student and two men from Himachal Pradesh from which one of the men is said to be the boyfriend of the accused girl .
During the investigation police found some purported screenshots of the Whatsapp chat in the accused girls phone , suggesting that ‘Blackmailing’ . The name of a fourth person supposed to be the blackmailer has also came up and will be summoned for questioning said the police .
A senior police official said they are waiting for the forensic report of the mobile phone which will throw light on the complete WhatsApp chat to corroborate this.The protest went crazy in the university campus on Saturday night . Some students even claimed that there videos were leaked .The Punjab Police had on Monday formed a three-member all-women special investigation team to probe the allegations levelled by the students of university.A court in Mohali’s Kharar had sent the three accused, including the woman student, to seven-day police remand on Monday.
Meanwhile, Deputy Inspector General of Police GPS Bhullar on Tuesday evening said the SIT also visited the washroom at Chandigarh University. Notably, students of the varsity had alleged that some objectionable videos were made by the accused hosteller. The hostel warden was also summoned for questioning, said Bhullar. He said the data of the mobile phones of three accused will be retrieved by the state cyber cell of the Punjab Police. Bhullar said the SIT would investigate the allegations of the women students about videos. “No loose end will be left, finally giving a word of assurance that the investigation in the matter will be Fair and Impartial.
Police had earlier said the arrested student shared a video of only herself with a 23-year-old “boyfriend” and no objectionable video of any other student was found.
University authorities too rejected as “false and baseless” . Distraught students had attempted suicide after the episode.
The students, however, had accused the university authorities of “suppressing facts”.