Theni District (Rural) Police arrested a 23-year-old man on April 1 for posting sexually explicit videos of a woman on social media. A 23-year-old woman from Coimbatore rural filed a complaint against P. Gopinathan (23), a native of Andipatti in the Theni district.
According to the Cyber Crime police station, the complainant and the accused studied at the same college in Coimbatore, and the two were in a relationship.
After completing his undergraduate degree, the accused moved to Theni, where he was unemployed.
There was a break-up between them, and the woman was not on speaking terms with the accused. While they were in a relationship, the accused recorded intimate moments with the woman on video. A police officer said he posted the pictures on Instagram and a few other social media sites in addition to circulating them among his friends.
Gopinathan was arrested on April 1 in Theni by the police. A Mahila Court in Coimbatore ordered him to appear. He has been remanded in judicial custody in the Coimbatore Central Prison.