FIA arrests two men for blackmailing, secretly recording couples in Karachi University

A raid was carried out at Karachi University under Operation Cyber Storm to catch the suspects.

The cybercrime wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) started the new year by saving the students of Karachi University from two men involved in blackmailing, harassment, extortion, and sharing of objectionable material. According to reports, the accused Fazal Dad and Adnan Ali made videos of men and women without their consent. Videos of the victims were made while they were in their personal vehicles at various places in the varsity sprawling over more than a thousand acres of land.

How were the blackmailers caught?

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) National Response Centre for Cyber Crime (NRC3) registered case No. 01 of 2022 on the complaint of a woman who chose to speak up rather than get blackmailed and exploited for the rest of her life. The woman came forward and complained to the FIA that the two men were blackmailing her into meeting them in person or paying money.

a raid was carried out at Karachi University under Operation Cyber Storm to catch the suspects. to catch the suspects. FIA sleuths laid a trap, tracked the suspect, and hauled them away.

The Two Blackmailers Arrested

Following the arrest, the agency seized the digital devices of the accused men and conducted a forensic analysis. The analysis proved that they were involved in blackmailing and harassing at least seven couples of the Karachi University.

The videos and photos made by the suspect went viral on social media. These included a rickshaw driver and a driver of a university professor. The other six affected couples refused to come forward due to confidentiality.

Consequently, case crime Number 01 of 2022 was registered against both the suspects under sections 16, 20, 21, and 24 of Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2016 read with sections 109 and 383 of the Pakistan Penal Code. The FIA is investigating the case further to determine the possible involvement of any other university employee.

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