Quetta: The FIA Cybercrime Circle acted swiftly to apprehend two individuals engaged in sexual assault and online blackmailing.
The arrested suspects, Malik Shariq and Saqib Abbas, were taken into custody for attempting to exploit citizens under the guise of a loan app.
Their sinister tactics involved threatening to expose compromising pictures and videos of victims’ daughters if the demanded amount wasn’t paid.
This incident sheds light on the growing concern of sexual assault and online app-based blackmail in Pakistan.
Such cases underscore the urgency for collective efforts to combat these crimes and ensure the safety of individuals in the digital realm.
The seized mobile phones, containing objectionable content, serve as a stark reminder of the need for enhanced cybersecurity measures and public awareness to address the alarming rise in online exploitation and sexual assault cases.
The investigations following the arrests aim to unravel the extent of this disturbing trend and bring those responsible to justice.