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CBI files charge sheet in Pollachi sex scandel case, names 5 accused

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The on Friday filed its first charge sheet against five people in connection with the Pollachi sex scandal case and booked them on several charges, including and

The charge sheet names five persons as accused in the case - Sabrirajanth alias Risvanth, K Thirunavukkarasu, M Sathish, T Vasanth Kumar and R Manni alias

During the investigation, it was revealed that the heinous act was an organised crime and the accused persons made videos of the victims and later blackmailed them.

All the five accused persons have been booked under section 354(a) (punishment for sexual harassment) 354 (b) (assault or use of force to woman with an intent to disrobe), 367 (kidnapping), 392 (dacoity), 34-A (Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and section 66 (E) and 67 of Act and other relevant sections of the law.

In Pollachi sex scandal, more than fifty women were lured and sexually harassed by a gang of four and the acts were video-graphed.

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First Published: Fri, May 24 2019. 20:56 IST