Men held for sending morphed nude pictures to over 200 women on Facebook

The man would steal photos from female unders’ accounts and sent them a friend request from the fake profiles he created. When a victim accepted his ‘friend request’, he would send them vulgar messages.

india Updated: Aug 03, 2018 12:49 IST
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A man from Haryana was arrested for harassing over 200 women by sending them nude pictures after creating fake accounts on social networking site facebook, police said on Thursday.

Police said Vijay is a resident of Gurugram and was arrested on Tuesday from his residence.

“During investigation, it was found that Vijay would create many fake facebook accounts of girls and send them ‘friend requests’. He befriended many women and later obtained their photos from their profiles without their consent,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Anyesh Roy said.

Police said Vijay worked at IGIA as a helper. He later made various fake accounts of girls and men on facebook. Many women accepted his request on the false belief that those accounts belonged to a girl,” Roy said.

He later stole their photos and sent them a friend request from his account. “When a victim accepted his ‘friend request’, he would send her vulgar messages. If a woman resisted, he would send a morphed nude picture of hers. He also sent the nudes pictures to their friends ,” Roy said.

“He harassed and threatened them if they did not respond to his vulgar chats,” the officer said, adding he admitted he was in touch with more than 200 girls and was harassing them.

“A Delhi-based woman had complained to Delhi Police’s Cyber Cell last year,” The DCP said, adding the investigation was under way.

First Published: Aug 03, 2018 11:25 IST

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