First arrest under new cybercrime bill in KPK

08:25 PM | 15 Aug, 2016
First arrest under new cybercrime bill in KPK
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PESHAWAR (Staff Report) – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) police on Monday arrested an alleged accused of the cybercrime bill who blackmailed women on social media.

The “29-year-old Mehranullah used to blackmail women on Facebook by uploading fake videos,” said Nowshera district police chief.

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The suspect gave out names of 15 of his accomplices who were involved in blackmailing victims on social media, police official added.

Nowshera police on Sunday registred a case under Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill (PECB) 2015, which was approved earlier this month by the National Assembly despite the fact that opposition parties, had strongly condemned certain sections of the bill.