FIA arrests man for blackmailing woman on social media
PESHAWAR: The Federal Investigation Agency’s cybercrime wing has arrested a man for allegedly sharing obscene pictures of a woman on social media and blackmailing her.
FIA officials said a woman had filed a complaint with FIA’s cybercrime wing, stating that Farzan Ali allegedly shared her obscene pictures on WhatsApp to blackmail her.
“On Wednesday, the cybercrime wing arrested Ali during a raid carried out in Faisalabad. The officials also confiscated a mobile phone from his procession,” an FIA official said, adding Ali was charged under relevant sections of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016.
Meanwhile, the agency’s commercial banking circle on Wednesday arrested a man for his alleged involvement in Hundi Hawala.
FIA officials said a sum of Rs200,000, 4,000 Saudi Riyal along with Hawala Hundi receipts were recovered from Abdul Haq.
“The accused involved in illegal business of Hundi and currency smuggling was running parallel banking system without any legal authority,” an FIA official said, adding the accused had been charged under relevant sections of the Foreign Exchange Regulations Act, 1947.