Man Arrested For Blackmailing Woman


Kolkata: A 29-year-old man was arrested and produced in court on Tuesday for blackmailing a Kolkata woman with objectionable social media posts and pictures, police said.

Anil Kumar of Jharkhand was arrested on the basis of a complaint filed by a 30-year-old woman residing in Baguiati in July, an official of Bidhannagar Cyber Crime police station said.

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He said the man had met the woman on Facebook. He allegedly opened a fake profile using her name and posted objectionable pictures and messages.

“The investigation is going on to find out the exact reason for blackmailing,” he said.