Thiruvananthapuram: How safe are our pictures we click on marriage ceremonies? Well, criminals always find new ways to hunt their preys with the latest crime reported from Kerala where pictures taken at wedding ceremonies were morphed and used for pornography use.
The crime is reported from Kerala’s Kozhikode District were a studio which specializes in wedding photography and other functions have allegedly morphed photographs of women clicked at weddings and reportedly used them for pornographic purposes.
The Kerala Police has sealed Sadayam Shoot & Edit studio in Vadakara town in Kozhikode district after a complaint was received against the studio owners Dineshan and Satheeshan for making morphed images of several women and circulating them on social media.
The Police has set up a special investigation team to probe the case said Kerala’s CM Pinarayi Vijayan.
Speaking at the assembly, CM also confirmed the arrests of the studio owners along with co-owners and added the Police is looking for another accused of the crime named Bibeesh.
He was replying to CK Nanu of JD-S submission on a detailed probe into the case against the Sadayam studio.
CK Nanu expressed his concern and impact of such incidents on people. He said the Government
should ensure punishment of these criminals for violating the laws.
Meanwhile, Kerala State Women’s Commission had also initiated the probe into the matter directing the Superintendent of Police to set up a special investigation team to probe the crime.
The news about the studio created a stir in the locality as the families who had hired these photographers were anxious after the morphing incident came to light.
According to the reports pictures of nearly 40,000 women, clicked at various functions are well copied and stored in the studio’s hard disc.
Women’s Cell circle inspector Bhanumathi said the criminals have confessed to the crime, DC reported.