The offender Crazy Sumit was arrested on Friday for the kissing prank video by Gurugram Crime Branch. The arrest has taken place around 2 in the afternoon. A case was registered against the YouTuber Sumit Verma under section 354 for assaulting and criminal force towards the woman with the intention to outrage her modesty of IPC and Section 67 ( obscene publishing material in electronic form) under the IT Act.
The offender who has been nicked named ‘The Crazy Sumit’ had released an inhuman video which had a question raised about the safety of women. In the video, it shows that how the offender Sumit Verma randomly kisses women on the streets of Delhi and runs away. This incident revealed the dark of society that kissing a woman isn’t a crime, but it is a ‘prank’ and had been considered to be funny. The video had been titled as the ‘funniest Indian YouTube prank of 2017.’It had also got 200 likes on YouTube. However, some people had also threatened Crazy Sumit Verma which made him delete the video and offer apologies for his actions.
This incident came after the India’s IT city Bengaluru saw a very shameful case of mass molestation on the New Year’s Eve and other assaults and harassment. The video was viral, seen and condemned.
Sumit Verma on posting the video of kissing prank did not only violate the Information and Technology Act but also hurt the dignity of women and have made many female victims of this prank. There were several men who were injured because of the prank. Sumit has around 20 videos on his youtube channel which works with the name The Crazy Sumit.