Yash (22), a law student, was among three youths arrested by Mumbai police for allegedly making derogatory remarks towards women and talking about auctioning off their body parts in a Clubhouse chat .
Another youngster from Faridabad, Jaishnav Kakkar (21), a business student, was arrested by the police.
Jaishnav’s mother, a private guardian of a few local children, has since closed the Faridabad Sector 30 home and moved on. “The mother-son duo moved into this rental accommodation here about five months ago but the house has been closed since Friday,” a neighbor said. “A day ago she informed us that she would not be able to attend classes for the next few days,” she added.
When contacted, Jaishnav’s mother, Ritu, said she was in Mumbai.
“For every mother, her son is innocent. The case has become very important now and is before the court. I don’t want to comment further on this.
In the Clubhouse case, an FIR was registered under Section 67 of the Information Technology Act and IPC Sections 153A (promoting enmity between two groups), 295A outrageous religious sentiments), 354A (sexual harassment), 354D (harassment), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult a woman’s modesty), and 500 (defamation) at the Cyber Police Station in Bombay on the basis of a complaint from a woman.
“A complaint was filed on January 19 by a woman at the Cyber police station, following which an FIR was registered. In her complaint, the woman alleged that participants in the Clubhouse talks used objectionable remarks against many women,” Mumbai Police Co-Commissioner (Crime) Milind Bharambe told a conference on Friday. hurry. “She also complained that her photographs as well as those of her childhood friend were used in the chatroom on October 27 and November 27 last year when discussing women,” added the officer.