Goa Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant Babu Kavlekar, accused by the opposition of porn obscene clips to a WhatsApp group of social activists, has filed a police grievance alleging that his cellphone was hacked. The message from his cellphone allegedly went to the group after midnight on Sunday.
Chandrakant Kavlekar has stated in his grievance to the cyber police that the clip was despatched to the WhatsApp group from his cellphone when he was “nowhere close to the cellphone and quick asleep”. He stated “some miscreants” had despatched a video with obscene content material to a WhatsApp group referred to as “Villages of Goa”. The video was “deliberately masked in my title with some legal intention,” Mr Kavlekar wrote.
He identified that the video was despatched to solely one of many many teams he’s a part of. “Additionally, the time when this message was despatched, I used to be nowhere close to the cellphone and I used to be quick asleep. There have been many such makes an attempt within the latest historical past to defame my title and undertaking a incorrect picture of me in entrance of the general public,” he alleged.
“I demand robust motion in opposition to all miscreants and unscrupulous people who’ve criminally hacked/tampered with my cell phone and uploaded and transmitted obscene materials,” the Deputy Chief Minister wrote to the police.
Opposition events have additionally gone to the police in opposition to him. The Goa Congress has filed a grievance accusing Mr Kavlekar of posting a vulgar video to the WhatsApp group at 1.20 am on Monday. One other grievance, by the ladies’s unit of the Goa Ahead Occasion, requires an FIR in opposition to him and says: “Figuring out full effectively that the video is totally lascivious in nature and containing sexually specific content material, was actually porn, he nonetheless went forward and shared it on a public group thereby transmitting it in digital kind.”
Mr Kavlekar switched from the Congress to the BJP final 12 months and was rewarded with the quantity two submit within the authorities as an alternative of Goa Ahead Occasion’s Vijai Sardesai, who was dropped.