Kendrapara: Objectionable photos of a college girl went viral on social media in Rajanagar area of Kendrapara district.
Police started investigation after registering a case following complaint by girls’ parents yesterday.
As per allegations, the girl had gone to Pentha Sea Beach with her friend. Around six to eight unidentified youths surrounded the duo and passed lewd comments at them. As they opposed, the youths beat them up. Later, they stripped her forcefully and clicked photos of her. They later posted the pictures on social media.
They also allegedly attempted to rape the girl, police said.
One of the accused named Jitu Swain allegedly threatened the girl over phone on June 14 after the incident, the girl alleged.