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Engineer arrested for sending obscene messages to girl


Indore : The police cyber cell on Saturday arrested an engineer for creating a fake Facebook ID with fake names and sending obscene photos to his school friend.

Superintendent of Police (cyber cell) Jitendra Singh said victim, a local resident, had lodged a complaint that an unidentified person has been sending obscene photos and messages on her Facebook messenger for past few days.

The cell officials started investigation when it was revealed that fake Facebook ID was created by engineer Ayaz Khan, a resident of Narsinghpur. He lives in city and works in a private company. A case under Section 66 (C), 67 (A) of IT Act was registered against accused.

Team took details about the accused and reached his office but he was not there. He was also unavailable at his local residence. During the investigation, it was revealed that he tried to get anticipatory bail from the court.

On August 9, Ayaz surrendered before the court from where he was arrested by cell after court’s permission. His mobile phone and SIM card used in crime were also recovered by the police. The victim used to study with him at a coaching institute during their school days.

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