One held for harassing girl with fake Facebook account

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Sep 2017 10:40:42


 

Staff Reporter

Acting on a complaint, State Cyber police zone Jabalpur arrested a miscreant who was intimidating the complainant with fake account on Facebook. The miscreant was arrested from Allahabad and has been identified as Shubham Manoj Kesharwani, a resident from 45/51 Vasudeva market Hevit road, Allahabad.


According to information, the victim of harassment, a woman resident from Adhartal had filed a complaint with State Cyber police zone Jabalpur about her Facebook account being hacked by some miscreant.


The appellant stated that her name along with photograph was being used by some person to run a Facebook account. A case under Section 66 C of IT Act was registered and investigations were started.


During investigations, it came to fore that the accused had fake account using name, photo and other credentials of the victim. The accused was known to maternal uncle of the appellant who managed to obtain credentials of the appellant. Besides the accused started intimidating the victim after she negated his request to be on live chat on Facebook.
The accused issued threat of character assassination by various means. Cops reached the location, traced and soon apprehended the accused. The accused used to run grocery shop in Allahabad.