The girl among others who was involved in exposing screenshots of chats from the Instagram group “Bois Locker Room” alleged that she was receiving threats and offensive messages on social media, after which the Delhi Police’s Cyber Cell registered an FIR, asserted, officials, on Monday.
The Instagram group was allegedly being used to share obscene messages and morphed pictures of underage girls on social media sites, which was found during social media monitoring, as per the Police.
The girl filed a complaint with the local police last week following she received “threats, obnoxious and offensive” messages on social media for posting about the “Bois Locker Room”, the officials asserted. The complaint was thereafter, transferred to the Cyber Cell of the Delhi Police.
DCP (Cyber Cell) Anyesh Roy said they have registered another FIR on the complaint of the girl. While mentioning that the content of the complaint is “extremely sensitive”.
“As per the complaint, she received texts from a few people. The nature of texts received was threatening and obnoxious in nature. A case has been registered against unknown persons for outraging a woman’s modesty and threatening her,” asserted a senior police officer.
It is noteworthy here that, previous month, police had arrested the 18-year-old admin of the group, on which teenage boys from prominent South Delhi schools allegedly shared photos of girls and engaged in sexually explicit conversation, including threats of sexual assault, when it went viral as several girls who were added on the group shared the screenshots of the explicit messages.
A case was registered under relevant sections of the IT Act and the Indian Penal Code. Furthermore, the Police had also arrested a juvenile during the investigation who was allegedly part of the group.
The group had more than 26 members, and many have been questioned over their role. A charge sheet has not been filed in the case as investigation is still on, asserts the Police.