Sketch artist arrested for circulating obscene pictures of ex-girlfriend
A sketch artist has been arrested for allegedly distributing nude pictures of his former girlfriend on social media after break-up, according to the media.
Police said the accused, a native of Ranchi, Jharkhand, had qualified entrance examination of Jamia Millia Islamia, and his admission is under process.
According to police the girl was influenced by his sketch art and impressive count of followers on social media. They became friends on Instagram, cops said. Police swung into action after the victim lodged a complaint at Cyber North Police Station.
“A few days ago, the complainant met the accused for the first time and during the meeting, while scrolling through his phone, she found her private photos saved in his phone’s Google drive. She also found obscene pictures and videos of other girls on his mobile phone, causing her to end the relationship. Infuriated by the breakup, the accused circulated her private pictures on social media,” said Sagar Singh Kalsi, DCP North.
On the basis of her complaint, a team was formed for the investigation.
“During the course of the investigation, all the information including details of social media accounts of the accused were gathered. …and after detailed interrogation, Mohd Tanzeem Ahmad (22), was arrested on Wednesday. The interrogation revealed that he used to lure innocent girls on Instagram since he had a large number of followers. Thereafter, he got into an online relationship with them and would ask them to share their private pictures with him, so that he could take advantage of them,” said the DCP, reported the IE.