Kendrapara: Three persons were arrested on Thursday for allegedly blackmailing a young woman after uploading her nude pictures on social media, police said.
The accused, two of whom were from West Bengal, had tried to extort the victim. Later, they had uploaded pictures of the woman taken during their intimate moments on a social media platform, according to police.
The three have been booked under various sections, including 509 (gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), of the Indian Penal Code, as well as the Information Technology Act, an officer said.
They were remanded to judicial custody, said Kendrapara Sub Divisional Police Officer Rajib Lochan Panda.