The incident took place in Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh
The minor girl was brutally raped on September 22. The 20-year-old man accused, Arun Patel, and a 15-year-old boy who took the video was arrested by the police.
The video went viral and the police made attempts to delete the forwarded video. The police announced that they will ensure to delete the video from every phone.
After the boy took a video of it, and the main accused started blackmailing the girl. The video was circulated on Friday in a Whatsapp group in the village which is about 70km from Damoh town.
Police called around 25 people, in an operation lasting all Friday night and into Saturday morning and got the clip deleted. A police officer informed, “We took the help of a cyber cell and all members of the Whatsapp group were rounded up.”
Damoh additional SP Shivkumar Singh said that both the accused were booked under IPC 376 and POCSO Act.