Female Student Leaks Private Videos of 60 Girls in Punjab

A female student allegedly leaked nude videos of over 60 female students taking baths in the college hostel in Punjab.

On 17th September, an extremely shocking incident occurred at Chandigarh University, in Mohali, Punjab, where a female student allegedly leaked nude videos of over 60 female students taking baths in the college hostel. Following the information of leaked videos reached the students, eight of them tried to commit suicide. Reports suggest one of the female students whose video was leaked has died. However, the Police denied the reports of any deaths so far. SSP Mohali Vivek Soni said, “There were some rumours that multiple videos were made by the accused. We are investigating the matter. There are no reports of any death so far. I would like to urge everyone not to spread rumours.When asked about the leaked videos on social media, SSP said the Police are collecting evidence, and he would brief the media once he has more information on the matter.


As the students of the University came to know about the incident, they gathered outside its gates and started protests while demanding justice for the victims. Hundreds of students reached the Chandigarh University campus on the night of 17th August, after the authorities at the University allegedly tried to suppress the matter. The Police had to use lathi-charge to disperse the crowd. However, it is unclear if the reports of university authorities trying to cover up the incident were true or not. As per media reports, the girl who leaked the videos has been arrested by the Police, and an investigation into the matter is underway. The girl was sending the videos to a boy in Shimla who leaked the videos on social media. Some of the girls came to know about the videos and caught the culprit. There are videos of the accused where she accepted that she made the videos and sent them to a man from Shimla. Upon questioning her, they found out that she recorded a video of around 60 girls. A case has been registered against the accused girl under  Sections 354C of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) Viewing or capturing the image of a girl or woman’s private acts, where she thinks that no one is watching her and relevant sections of the IT Act. The Police said in a statement that the accused is a first-year MBA student at the University.

Following the reports of massive protests, Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains  tweeted, “I humbly request all the students of Chandigarh University to remain calm, no one guilty will be spared. It’s a very sensitive matter & relates to the dignity of our sisters & daughters. We all, including the media, should be very very cautious, it is also a test of ours now as a society.”Notably, Chandigarh University is a private university, and it is not the Central Government funded Punjab University, which is also located in Chandigarh. What do you think about this shocking & shameful incident which has emerged from Punjab? Do mention your thoughts in the comment. Section below.