Keonjhar: The Keonjhar District police on Saturday arrested one more journalist for his alleged involvement for circulating an obscene video on social media platforms believed to be that of BJD Lok Sabha woman candidate.
The arrested journalist has been identified as Simanchal Patra, who is working as a reporter for OTV, a private television channel in Odisha.
Earlier, four accused persons including a journalist working for a news portal were arrested by the police.
Following the interrogation, it was revealed that Patra had given the obscene video to the journalist of the news website for circulation in social media, sources said.
Previously, the police had arrested the mastermind Jayadev Giri, a member of BJP’s Keonjhar district unit and his associate Bishnudutta Barik and Chinmaya Senapati of Bhadrak in connection with the case.