A man, identified as Iftikhar, was arrested from Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar for befriending a woman in the name of employment opportunities and then harassing her, according to the Federal Investigation Agency.
The man used to work at a mall. He promised the woman a job and then began a relationship with her.
Iftikhar then forced her to send him inappropriate pictures and later shared those with his friend. Following this, the woman filed a complaint with the FIA’s cyber crime cell.
The agency conducted a raid and arrested the suspect. The pictures and his mobile have been confiscated. According to FIA duty officer Shaham Hafeez, Iftikahr used to forced the woman to meet him by blackmailing her with the picture.
“The suspect can be sent to jail for five years and be fined Rs500,000 in the case,” he added.
Iftikhar admitted to his crime in police custody and called it a “mistake”. A case has been registered and further investigations are under way.