Goa MMS scandal
Panaji: Almost a month
after two college girls committed suicide allegedly due to blackmailing
through an obscene MMS, the Goa police has registered a case against an
"The case is registered
for abetment of suicide, blackmailing and also under Goa Children's Act,"
police inspector Manjunath Desai said.
Two college girls, including
a 16-year-old, had committed suicide allegedly after an obscene MMS was
circulated in the temple town of Ponda.
"We have not been able
to pin down the culprit and hence the complaint is filed against an unknown
person," Desai stated.
||Goa's main opposition
BJP had raked up the issue alleging that heavyweights were blackmailing
the girls by luring them to beauty contests.
Leader of the Opposition
Manohar Parrikar had told a news conference last week that he had submitted
a CD of MMS and all the details to Director General of Police B S Brar
and Chief Secretary J P Singh seeking their intervention in the matter.
He alleged both the girls
were being blackmailed seeking sexual favours after their video clips were
taken in an objectionable condition. One of the girls committed suicide
on March 26 and the other girl ended her life a couple of days later.
Parrikar had charged the
police were very much aware about the culprits and were trying to derail