Man held for blackmailing family

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Staff Reporter

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cybercrime Wing on Thursday claimed to have rounded up a blackmailer from Multan.

As per details, the accused was blackmailing a family using illicit pictures of one of its members. The action was taken by the FIA cybercrime wing after complaint against the accused. The accused was taken into custody after the recovery of videos and pictures from his cellphone.

Earlier, the FIA, on January 5, had arrested 10 people involved in online fraud activities and lodged an FIR against them in Karachi.

Three of the alleged culprits were involved in a forgery incident in 2016 also, the FIA has apprised. The investigation body had filed a case against the criminals.

The FIA cybercrime deputy director had said the felons had committed fraud of more than Rs15 million and they were arrested from Okara, Peshawar and Karachi.

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