Islamabad court sentences Facebook blackmailer to 6 years in prison

September 5, 2018





An Islamabad court has sentenced an accused to six years in prison for blackmailing girls on Facebook.

The accused, Aamir Shams, was also fined Rs400,000.

Shams was arrested by the cybercrime wing of the FIA after the agency received complaints about an individual who was sharing pictures of girls on social media and blackmailing them.

Shams will have to spend six more months in jail if he fails to pay the fine, sessions Judge Tahir Mehmood said in his judgement.