An inquiry was registered upon information received from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), United States of America (USA), via Child Pornography Cell of Cybercrime wing Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), about a person residing in Hayatabad, Peshawar. As per the complaint, he was blackmailing and sexually extorting a minor female child in Virginia, USA.
A raid was conducted and the alleged culprit, Anas Farooq s/o Farooq Ahmad, was arrested and their mobile phones were seized.
The accused was interrogated and he admitted that he had got illegal access to the minor victim’s Snapchat account and later found her nude picture in her compromised Snapchat account.
He further admitted that he used the explicit pictures to blackmail her and was involved in sextortion.