ISLAMABAD: Two members of a group of people who harassed women on social media have been arrested by the FIA.
The agency announced their arrests on Saturday. The men were arrested in Attock and Islamabad. They belong to a network of harassers comprised of 13 people, including women.
The gang edited women’s pictures and then blackmailed their families with the pictures via social media. A case has been lodged and the FIA is searching for the other members of the group. They reportedly operate in Islamabad, Attock and other cities in Punjab.
Earlier the Federal Intelligence Agency has detained a criminal for harassing and torturing a woman in Karachi. The said criminal lured the woman to a farmhouse where he captured objectionable pictures of her. Later, the offender used these photos to blackmail the woman and subjected her to “physical intimidation”.