A youth and his friend working as a radio jockey in Dubai were arrested on charges of distributing indecent photographs of another female radio jockey through email. The arrests were made on the basis of a complaint lodged by the victim’s mother staying in Kathrikadavu.

Police said the girl was working with a Dubai-based FM radio station along with second accused Gayatri, 26, of Thiruvananthapuram. After a fall-out between the two, the second accused allegedly used photographs of the young woman in compromising postures that were in the possession of first accused Ashwin, 25, a merchant navy officer from Palakkad.

The accused allegedly sent these images to the personal email of the victim, then to her relatives and to her official contacts. Following this, a complaint was lodged with K. Padmakumar, Inspector General of Police, Kochi Range. During investigation by the cyber cell, the crime was detected and the Town North Police registered a case. Investigation also showed that the second accused had sought the help of another person named Shibin, who was working in the real estate sector at Dubai, for mailing the photographs and videos to official emails of the victim’s colleagues. The police are on the lookout for the third accused.

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