Youth approaches HC against adult-only platform Yessma, seeks ban on web series

In his complaint, the youth alleged that he was cheated and forced to act in a porn web series. He also sought to block the screening of the web series. 

Kerala High Court | Photo: Mathrubhumi

Kochi: A youth has filed a plea in the high court against OTT platform Yessma for allegedly making him act in a pornographic series. Reportedly, a plea has been filed against the OTT platform and the director of a web series.

In his complaint, the youth alleged that he was cheated and forced to act in a pornographic film for the OTT platform. He also sought a ban on the streaming of the web series.

“They promised me opportunities in movies and made me act in an obscene film. I had signed a contract without knowing that it was porn content. However, I tried to back off on realising the truth. But they threatened me with the contract and told me I will have to pay a huge sum as compensation,” said the youth in his complaint.

Initially, the youth had lodged a complaint with the chief minister and Thiruvananthapuram city police commissioner. Following this, he approached the high court.

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