Pune Cyber Police Register Case Over Offensive Instagram Reel on Porsche Car Accident

Pune Cyber Police Register Case Over Offensive Instagram Reel on Porsche Car Accident

Pune Cyber Police Register Case Over Offensive Instagram Reel on Porsche Car Accident

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On May 23, 2024, Pune Cyber Police registered a case over an offensive Instagram reel related to the Kalyaninagar accident in Yerwada, Pune. The reel contained obscene and shameful remarks directed at women in society.


The case was filed under Section 67 of the Information Technology Act, along with Sections 509 and 294(b) of the IPC. The incident was discovered by Police Constable Snehal Adsule, who came across the reel while on duty and surfing Instagram.
The reel was found on two Instagram accounts, both of which have been included in the investigation. The URLs of these accounts and the controversial reel have been sent to Instagram for further details. The authorities are awaiting a response from Instagram to help identify the main accused.


Senior Police Inspector Suresh Shinde of the Cyber Police Station is leading the investigation. The case is being handled under the guidance of several high-ranking officials, including Commissioner of Police Amitesh Kumar, Joint Commissioner of Police Pravin Pawar, Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime) Shailesh Balakwade, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Financial and Cyber Crime) Vikrant Deshmukh, and Assistant Commissioner of Police (Financial and Cyber Crime) R.N. Raje.


Police Inspector Minal Supe-Patil and other staff from the Cyber Police Station are also investigating.  The police are using technical analysis to track down the creators and broadcasters of the offensive reel. Further actions will be determined based on the detailed information provided by Instagram.