The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) cybercrime wing arrested a man in Peshawar to blackmail a woman by uploading her photos on Facebook. There is also a case against the accused, Irfan Ali Shah.
Deputy inspector Naheed Bilal, the investigating officer, said the defendant shot the woman in jail by sending their photos on Facebook to their family on Facebook.
Peshawari Man was Arrested for the Extortion of a Woman on Facebook
It was found that the defendant sent her photos to members of her family to damage her reputation and her modesty,” said the FIR, which is registered with Irfan.
Deputy director of the FIA cyber crime wing, Haseeb Javed Ali, said Irfan Ali Shah was accused of detention and extortion.
He said the department had registered up to 200 complaints with consultations in 160 still under way since January 1.
Most of the complaints are fake bank accounts, fake currency and Facebook harassment,” he added.
On January 23, a local court in Peshawar sentenced a man to eight years in prison to create fake Facebook profiles and upload photos of women. Ahsan Shiraz, who was convicted of computer crime charges, has also been fined Rs. 50,000.
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