Four Multan men arrested for blackmailing, harassing women

Mobile phones seized, case registered: police
Aug 06, 2021

The Multan Federal Investigation Agency's cybercrime wing has arrested four men for blackmailing and harassing women.

According to the police, the suspects hailed from Bahawalnagar, Dera Ghazi Khan, and Lodhran. An operation was launched by the Multan police after multiple complaints against the men were filed with the FIA.

"They were blackmailing women for money for months and threatened to post their pictures online," the investigation officer said. The suspects' mobile phones have been seized.

A case has been registered. The police have begun questioning the culprits.

Online harassment in Pakistan

If you or anyone you know is a survivor of online harassment, then you can contact the following organisations:

  • Punjab Commission on the Status of Women- 1043
  • FIA cybercrime wing- report the complaint at [email protected] or [email protected]
  • Madadgaar Toll-Free Helpline- 1098
  • Digital Rights Foundation’s Cyber Harassment Toll-Free Helpline- 0800-39393
  • Sahil Toll-Free helpline- 0800-13518
  • Pakistan Citizen portal

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