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Delhi Police arrests 18-yr-old admin of Instagram group that shared lewd photos, talked about raping girls

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In a major development in the Bois Locker Room case, the Cyber Crime Cell of the Delhi Police, known as the CyPAD Unit, has arrested the admin of the Instagram group that carried photos of minor girls and women without their permission subjected to lewd comments, slut-shaming and body shaming.

The arrested youth is learnt to be a Class 12 student above 18. He studies in a school in Noida and gave his Class 12 exams this year.

On Tuesday, a 15-year-old student of a prominent school in South Delhi was taken into custody and several others identified as the city police on Monday initiated a probe against the Instagram chat group.

Fifteen more students of prominent Delhi schools have been questioned and their phones have been seized.

The police has so far identified 27 members of the group – some were underage and some 18 and older.

Leaked screenshots of the private Instagram chat group stirred up a storm over rape culture in India after numerous boys were allegedly seen sharing photos of underage girls, objectifying them, and planning “gang rapes”.

A case was registered under section 465 (forgery), 471 (using forged document), 469 (Forgery for purpose of harming reputation), 509 (intending to insult the modesty of any woman) of the IPC and 67 and 67A of the Information Technology (IT) Act at cyber cell of Delhi Police.

Meanwhile, the CyPAD Unit has asked for information about the alleged group and its members from Instagram and a report from the social media platform is waited.

Devices of identified members of the group have been seized and sent for forensic analysis.The role of other group members is being ascertained, informed the Delhi Police.

‘Bois Locker Room’, allegedly involving a group of teenage boys from Delhi schools, created a storm on social media on Sunday when a female Instagram user leaked chats from the group, including obscene images of around 15-16 girls.

“A group of South Delhi guys aged 17-18 types have this IG group named ‘Boy’s locker room’ where objectify and morph pictures of girls their age. Two boys from my school are a part of it,” she wrote.

She also shared the screenshot of the list of participants of the group and that of their chats where they could be seen sharing pictures of girls and passing comments over them.

The Delhi Commission for Women too swung into action and issued a notice to the Delhi Police and Instagram over the issue.

DCW chief Swati Maliwal said in the notice that the members of the group have been reported to have discussed techniques and methods of raping women and gang-raping minors.

“The commission is in possession of many screenshots of the group wherein the handle names and the usernames are clearly visible. This is a very serious matter as an open media platform is being used for illegal activities,” added Maliwal while asking the Delhi Police and Instagram to respond by May 8.

Class 11 and 12 students of four or five schools in south Delhi are believed to be involved in the outrageous forum on Instagram.

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Shraddha Murder Case: Police found spinal cord, 10 body parts recovered so far from the forest

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The bones of Shraddha found by the Delhi Police in the forest of Mehrauli belong to the back part of the body. About 10 such body parts have been found so far, including the reed bone. Apart from this, some bones have also been recovered from the drain.

Delhi Police has received 10 parts of the body including the lower part of the spinal cord. The police have also found blood stains in the kitchen of the flat, whose samples have been sent for examination to find out whose the blood stains are.

Aftab had cleaned the fridge with chemicals so that when caught, he could spoil the forensic investigation. Delhi Police will soon call Shraddha’s father for a DNA sample. After which blood sample and bone sample will be sent to FLS, after which FSL will do a DNA test.

After the investigation so far, the police suspect that Shraddha’s body was dismembered in the bathroom after the murder. Along with this, the accused used to leave the water running from the shower so that the dead body could be easily cut and blood flowed. The FSL team along with Aftab was present during the investigation at his flat.

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Fog will be seen in Delhi’s sky from tomorrow, cold will increase with drop in temperature!

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After the passing of half of November, there is a rapid change in the weather. The country’s capital Delhi is feeling cold in the morning and evening, while the temperature is rising in the afternoon. However, a change in the weather can be seen in the coming days. According to IMD, the cold may increase in Delhi from tomorrow i.e. 17 November with a drop in temperature.

Delhi’s temperature condition

According to weather experts, in the next few days, icy winds will blow in the northwest direction, due to which Delhi’s temperature will drop and the cold will increase. Talking about the temperature, on November 17, the minimum temperature can be 12 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature can be 27 degree Celsius. Two days ago i.e. on November 15, the minimum temperature was recorded at 15 degrees and the maximum temperature was 30 degrees. At the same time, there is a possibility of further decline in it for the next two days. On November 18, the minimum temperature can reach 11 °C and the maximum temperature can reach 26 °C.

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In Delhi, 37 lakh people apply for power subsidy

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After the 15-day-expansion by the Delhi government to select for the power subsidy scheme finished Tuesday, just three lakh individuals applied during the augmentation time frame. From September 14 till Tuesday night, 37,13,179 individuals applied to keep on benefiting from the subsidy scheme.

In spite of the fact that authorities are guaranteeing that a decent level of individuals has applied, the information shows a distinction of around 10 lakh customers when contrasted with a year ago. As per the information, around 46.8 lakh individuals profited from the advantage under the plan in 2021-22.

“This was the normal number of individuals who get the advantage, and the people who go under the 200 unit class probably applied. Likewise, the number varies as a few purchasers get the financed bill during winters and the number descends in summer as individuals use ACs, coolers, and fans,” said a senior authority from the power office.

He added that individuals who got sponsored bills under 400 units during winter should not have applied. “In any case, they can, in any case, apply before their next charging cycle and profit from the subsidy scheme,” said the official.

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