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Bizarre: Porn video plays on Rajiv Chowk advertisement board

15 Apr 2017 | Written by Gogona Saikia; Edited by Gaurav Jeyaraman

In a bizarre development, a porn video was played on a commercial advertisement screen at Delhi's bustling Rajiv Chowk Metro Station on April 9.

A commuter recorded the incident on his mobile phone and shared the clip on social media, which has now gone viral.

There have been several instances where couples' intimate moments on the Delhi Metro were recorded and uploaded on websites.

In context: When Delhi's Rajiv Chowk Metro Station played porn

15 Apr 2017Bizarre: Porn video plays on Rajiv Chowk advertisement board

DMRCDMRC assures probe into incident

The video played on an LED screen and lasted less than a minute; many recorded it on mobile phones.

The DMRC, which said it was unaware about the clip, assured a probe.

"We will check details of the testing and commissioning process of the contractor to check whether any such clip was played on the LED screen and take adequate action," a spokesperson said.

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A preliminary probe by Delhi police has revealed that three unidentified men were responsible for streaming a pornographic clip at Rajiv Chowk metro station in Delhi.

Authorities said "as per CCTV footage, three men have run porn clip through their mobile on the TV at Rajiv Chowk station."

They added that attempts were underway to identify the culprits.