Wednesday: In an exemplary verdict setting a new precedent in cases of cyber harassment and bullying, a man has been sentenced to eight years in jail for creating fake Facebook profiles and uploading pictures of women.
Ahsan Shiraz was convicted on cybercrime charges and Additional Sessions Judge Kulsoom Bashir. He is also fined for Rs 50,000.
Syed Mehboob had filed the case against the convict with FIA (Federal Investigation Agency) accusing Shiraz of breaching and violating Pakistan’s Cyber Harassment Laws. After conclusion by FIA, following a court trial, Ahsan was found guilty of violating the laws defined to make the internet a safe place, landing him behind the bars for nearly a decade.