Two women have been arrested in connection to the manhunt for the alleged culprits behind the infamous ‘Manhunt’ Facebook network, police said.
The two women, aged 25 and 24, have been identified as Ritu Sharma and Satya Patel, who worked as social media moderators in the social networking network.
Both were arrested on Tuesday in Bangalore, said senior police officer Prakash Choudhary.
They are accused of posting derogatory comments about the victim’s family, friends and colleagues.
Police said Sharma and Patel were arrested after they made statements on the WhatsApp group, and are facing charges of defaming a person and spreading malicious content.
The two were remanded in judicial custody until December 21.