Following the expose and the public outrage over the objectionable content, the Delhi Police Cyber Cell swung into action on Tuesday. One minor out of the 21 participants of the group chat has been apprehended, while 10 other adult members have been identified. The police has also asked Instagram to provide details of the accounts of the group, officials said. On its part, the Instagram said it takes the issue "very seriously" and does not allow such behaviour.
Delhi teen held in Bois Locker Room case, police identify 22 other members of Instagram group
Bois Locker Room: Delhi teens' chat on gangraping girls leaked, culprits identified
New Delhi: Outrage and disgust has taken over Twitter after leaked screenshots of a private Instagram chat group have stirred up a storm over rape culture and women safety in India. More so, they repeatedly objectify girls, morph their images and pass extremely lewd and vulgar comments. In one of the horrendous screenshots that is going viral, a boy could be seen convincing others to gangrape a girl. Well, more shock follows as the girls being shamed in the said group are all under the age of One of the posts read: Bada feminist banna hain na inko.
An Instagram group chat titled "Bois Locker Room" has kicked up a storm on social media after it was revealed that its participants, mostly boys as young as 16 and 17, discuss raping underage girls and objectify them in their conversations. Some parts of their horrendous chats were leaked and it has started a conversation about how deeply imbibed rape culture actually is. The row started late last night when a couple of social media users exposed the vile way in which these Delhi boys, seemingly students of posh schools, spoke about girls.
A year-old boy was killed allegedly by his friend after an argument broke out between them over paying for a party at a shanty in northwest Delhi, police said on Tuesday. A year old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted inside a hospital in central Delhi last Sunday. Police have registered a case under sections of IPC and Pocso Act and arrested the accused, identified as Rahul, who worked as a lab technician at the hospital.