Chandigarh University viral video | Accused girl leaked only her own video

Chandigarh University breaking news… 

It was alleged that a female student made a video of other girls taking baths in the hostel, which later went viral on social media. Chandigarh University on Sunday denied claims that private videos of hostel girls were leaked, saying only one student has shared her own personal video which was circulated online. The police have registered a case and the girl has been arrested. 

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The police , RS Bawa pro-chancellor and Chandigarh University said, "During the preliminary investigation conducted by the University there has been no video found of any student which is objectionable except a personal video shot by a girl which she herself shared with her boyfriend. "


The police also backed the claim. "So far in our investigation, we have found out that there is only one video of the accused herself. She has not recorded any other video of anyone else," Mohali police chief Vivek Soni said, news agency ANI reported. The girl has been arrested on charges of voyeurism and sections of the IT Act, the police added. 


"All the rumours of the objectionable videos shot of other girl students are totally false and baseless",Dr. R.S.Bawa, pro-chancellor, Chandigarh University, said in the official statement. He also dismissed another rumour: " There are rumours that seven girls have committed suicide where as the fact is that no girl has attempted any such step. No girl has been admitted to hospital in the incident. "


The National Commission for Women released a statement saying that they have taken serious note of the matter. "Chairperson Ms Rekha Sharma has written to the Director General of Police, Punjab, as well as Vice Chancellor of Chandigarh University to take stringent action against the culprits."


The police and the university's administration have rubbished social media posts claiming that several girls attempted by suicide after their videos leaked. "One student who was taken in an ambulance was suffering from anxiety and our team is in contact with her," Mr Soni said


The police have also sent a team to Himachal Pradesh to look for a man. "A man from Shimla is known to the accused girl. Only after he is caught, more details will be known. Forensic probe of her mobile phone will be conducted," said senior police officer Gurpreet Kaur Deo.


Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said that a high-level inquiry has been ordered into the incident. "Sad to hear of the incident at Chandigarh University. Our daughters are our pride. Have ordered a high-level inquiry into the incident. Whoever is guilty will be taken into strict action. I appeal to all of you to avoid rumors."


Punjab State Women Commission Chairperson Manisha Gulati has said that an investigation into the matter is underway. "This is a serious matter, an investigation is underway. I am here to assure parents of all students that the accused won't be spared," she said.


From the Opposition Congress, senior party leader Pawan Khera has appealed to people to not share the leaked video. "To all responsible Indians, please do not repost, forward or share any MMS/video. Let us be a digitally responsible society," he said.


Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Chief Minister and chief of the Aam Aadmi Party that rules Punjab, has termed the incident "shameful" and called for patience. "In Chandigarh University, a girl has gone viral by recording objectionable videos of many female students... We are all with you. All act with patience," Mr Kejriwal said in a tweet.