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FIA cyber crime wing arrests man for allegedly blackmailing 13-year-old girl

The accused was blackmailing the minor through her compromising pictures and demanding money, says FIA

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  • Suspect was blackmailing victim through her compromising pictures
  • Man blackmailed girl that he would make the pictures go viral if she did not pay
  • FIA arrests man from Gulshan-e-Iqbal after victim's mother files complaint

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) Cyber ​​Crime Circle arrested a person suspected of harassing and blackmailing a girl, it emerged on Friday.

According to the FIA ​, the suspect, identified as Abdul Qadeem, was blackmailing the girl through her compromising pictures and coercing her to give him money.

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FIA said the accused had sent pictures of the girl to her mother and demanded money, adding that he also threatened to leak the photos on the web if she refused to pay.

Acting on a complaint lodged by the mother of the 13-year-old girl, the accused was arrested from Gulshan-e-Iqbal.

Several compromised pictures of the victim have also been found on the suspect's mobile phone, the FIA officials said.

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Moreover, a case has been registered against the suspect in the cybercrime circle.