In a shocking incident, Five people, including a serving Army personnel, allegedly stripped a girl in public, made a video clip of the incident on mobile phone camera and was uploaded on internet , in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur area. According to the reports , “A woman was stripped in full public view by five persons in Jaganoo area of Udhampur. The accused caught the incident on mobile phone camera… it has gone viral on Whatsapp,” Udhampur District Commissioner said.
Police took suo motu cognizance of the incident and arrested three persons. One of the accused is believed to be an Army jawan, he said. Police have registered a case in the incident and a probe is underway. The victim lodged a complaint with the police three days ago, Udhampur SSP Suleman Choudhary said. He added that while one accused has been questioned so far, two others, who have also been taken into custody, are yet to be questioned. All five accused have been identified, he said.He said the alleged incident took place at an isolated place near the banks of river Tawi in Jaganoo.
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Police sources said the victim was with her boyfriend at the time.The victim was riding pillion on a motorcycle When the accused saw a local girl sitting at an isolated place with an outsider . The gang intercepted the bike and started misbehaving with her. When she resisted, the accused overpowered her and stripped her in full public view and roughed up her boyfriend, the District Commissioner said . The girl kept insisting they had come for a picnic. This is the second such incident in less than a year in Udhampur. Earlier, some people made a video of a local girl to blackmail her. When her parents approached the police to register a case, she committed suicide.