According to police, SP corporator Varun Singh allegedly shared the photos on his account on a social networking site. The post drew a large number of comments, police said.

The complaint in the matter was filed by a local following which an FIR was lodged against Singh on last Wednesday at Lanka police station.

Now, Varanasi Crime Branch has opened a probe into the matter, they added.

Meanwhile, Singh has told police that his account on the website was hacked and somebody else had posted the pictures.

(Agencies)

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