IIT Student Harasses School Girls, Uploads Their Morphed Pics on Social Media

Mahavir, who hails from Patna, is pursuing B.tech from IIT-Kharagpur. According to the police, he harassed over 50 girl students and teachers of a reputed school in north Delhi.

New Delhi: A 19-year-old IIT student was arrested from Bihar on Thursday for allegedly stalking girl students and teachers of a reputed school in Delhi and uploading their morphed pictures on social media, police said.

Mahavir, who hails from Patna, is pursuing B.tech from IIT-Kharagpur. According to the police, he harassed over 50 girl students and teachers of a reputed school in north Delhi.

They said Mahavir used apps for fake caller ID and virtual numbers on WhatsApp to contact the victims. To hide his identity, he also used a voice changing app.

He posted morphed photos of the victims on fake Instagram profiles created by him in their names, the police said.

The matter came to light after a complaint was received from the school administration on Wednesday regarding cyber stalking.

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