Engg student held for stalking, blackmailing

HYDERABAD: A 21-year-old BTech final year student was arrested by cyber crime police, after he stalked a woman, harassed her online, and threatened to upload her morphed pictures on social media. The accused was identified as Mohd Khadar Bukhari (21), a resident of Rajahmundry city of East Godavari district.
Police said the accused had earlier sent a personal message to the victim, a resident of Hyderabad's Gachibowli, with abusive language threatening to upload her morphed pictures online, and demanded that she send him money. He also sent a Paytm code to the victim for the money transfer. On June 23, the woman approached the Cyberabad cyber crime police and lodged a complaint. Based on her complaint a case was booked.
Khader then contacted the victim on Instagram, and asked her to for a photo shoot through his personal account, but the victim refused. Holding a grudge against the victim for her refusal, he created two fake Instagram accounts to threaten the victim. Khader was held under sections 354(D) (stalking), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), 506 (criminal intimidation) of IPC and 67 of IT Act.

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