FIA nabs two for running recent ‘obscene Twitter trends’


Staff Reporter

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday arrested two people for allegedly running obscene trends on Twitter recently, which prompted a backlash from netizens demanding action against such elements.
According to the FIA, the agency apprehended two people from Lahore and recovered equipment used for digital media campaigns.
“They were involved in running an organized campaign of obscene trends on Twitter,” the official said without disclosing the identity of the suspects.
It is pertinent to mention here that obscene trends targeting Pakistan Army, First Women, and PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz were organized on social media recently.
The FIA has frequently acted against elements allegedly involved in blackmailing men and women using obscene material.
In one such case recently, Cybercrime wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) apprehended a man allegedly involved in blackmailing a girl using her obscene photos with the help of Facebook authorities.
According to cybercrime wing officials, they have arrested an accused named Adnan during a raid in Peshawar for forwarding obscene videos of a girl to others to blackmail her.
Fog disturbs flight schedule
Several flights at Allama Iqbal International Airport were delayed due to foggy conditions on Monday.
At Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport, four flights were cancelled and 10 others were delayed due to dense fog and technical issues.
An Airblue flight, 416, was delayed which was scheduled to depart for Dubai. A PIA flight 306 from Karachi to Lahore was cancelled. The national carrier’s flight number 302 was rescheduled to 11:00 pm to transport passengers from Karachi to Lahore.