Peshawar man booked for uploading photos of a girl on Facebook

Published: February 12, 2019
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Irfan Ali Shah. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Irfan Ali Shah. PHOTO: EXPRESS

PESHAWAR: The Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) cyber crime wing in Peshawar has arrested and registered a case against a man for defaming a woman by uploading her photos on social media.

According to a complaint filed with FIA sub-inspector Naheed Bilal, Irfan Ali Shah defamed the victim through messages and sending her pictures to her relatives through Facebook IDs.

“It is established that the accused sent her pictures to her family members to harm her reputation, modesty”, reads the FIR registered by FIA’s Cyber Crime Circle.

The accused is under custody and Bilal will investigate the case.

“Irfan Ali Shah has been charged him with harassment and blackmail,” FIA cyber crime wing’s Assistant Director Haseeb Javed Ali said.

Javed said they had registered as many as 200 complaints this year alone with inquiries into 160 of these cases still under way. “The lion’s share of complaints are of fake bank accounts, fake currency and harassment on Facebook,” he added.

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  • malang
    Feb 12, 2019 - 6:16AM

    Good job FIA for nabbing this bad guy, but please do not broadcast victim name and address to the whole world. Also, by sharing your sources and technics, next time it will be very difficult for you to nab next criminal. Because they will be able to mask their IP addresses by using VPN. Recommend

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