A 21-year-old man, who’s the son of a well-liked TV present author, allegedly misplaced Rs20,000 after he was tricked into sharing his nude clip throughout a video name with a woman he got here throughout on social media. The woman later blackmailed him for cash through the use of the clip.
The complainant is a graphic designer from Goregaon (East). In accordance with the police, on Might 30, he acquired a message from a woman, who recognized herself as Pragya on a social media website. She requested the complainant if he want to communicate to her over a video name. After he agreed, he acquired the decision from the woman. The woman was allegedly nude within the three-second video name. Later, she started chatting with him and requested him to go nude over the video name.
After he agreed to take action, the woman allegedly recorded his video. The complainant then acquired a message from her wherein she threatened to share the clip along with his buddies and family members on his contact listing if he didn’t pay her Rs20,000, the person’s police grievance said.
The complainant bought anxious and transferred Rs2,000 first, following which the fraudster despatched his clip to his feminine good friend. The complainant then transferred the remaining quantity too, following which he stopped getting calls and messages from the fraudster, stated a police officer.
On July 12, he once more acquired a message from the fraudster, demanding for more cash. The accused additionally despatched him abusive messages. The complainant then blocked her and approached Dindoshi police, the place a primary info report (FIR) was lodged.
In his assertion to the police, the complainant said that whereas utilizing the cash switch platforms, the accused used the identify Lalu Prasad Pragya Jain.
The police have registered a case beneath sections 384 (extortion) 504 (intentional insult with intent to impress breach of the peace) and 506 (prison intimidation) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 67 (publishing or transmitting obscene materials in digital kind) and 67A (publishing or transmitting sexually specific materials in digital kind) of the Info Know-how Act.
The police have initiated the method of in search of particulars from the service supplier and likewise acquiring the decision particulars of the telephone quantity utilized by the accused, stated an officer from Dindoshi police station.