The Cyber Cell of Delhi Police have arrested a minor school student on Tuesday in a case related to the promotion of rape in a chat group named 'Bois Locker Room' on Instagram by Delhi schoolboys.
The police have also recovered the mobile phone of the student caught and his investigation is also being done. With this, almost all the 21 members associated with this group have also been identified.
According to the information, photos of minor girls were being circulated by a chat group named 'Bois Locker Room'. The Delhi Women Commission on Monday had issued a notice in this regard to the Delhi Police and Instagram.
A school student (a juvenile) has been apprehended in connection with the #BoysLockerRoom group case. Almost all the group members (21) have been identified. All of them will be examined: Delhi Police Cyber Cell on Delhi school boys glorifying rape on a Instagram chatroom
— ANI (@ANI) May 5, 2020
Screenshots from the group were shared widely on Twitter and Instagram on Sunday. Senior police officer said, “On Monday, we found out that a private school had filed a complaint at Saket police station.”
"Some of the teens allegedly started sharing photos posted by schoolgirls on their Instagram accounts, and passing sexually explicit comments,” the officer said.
Delhi Police have registered a case under Section 465 (forgery), 471 (using as genuine a forged document or electronic record), 469 (forgery for purpose of harming reputation), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of Indian Penal Code and Section 67 (publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form) and 67A (publishing or transmitting of material containing sexually explicit act in electronic form) of IT Act.