Central cop held for faking identity, blackmailing girls

Srinagar, May 29: J&K Police in Reasi district has nabbed a man working as Havaldar in Central Force posted in Rajasthan, for faking identities and blackmailing girls through social media
The accused has been identified as Ghar Singh, son of Thouru Ram, a resident of Border Village Diwan Garh Camp, Jabowal Khurd, Adhlehar Jammu.
Reports said that on May 8, 2019, an application was received at police station Reasi from the father of the girl, a resident of Reasi alleging that some unknown persons have created fake Facebook accounts of his minor daughter. The said fake accounts have been opened in the name of “Neha Pandit” and “Pooja Sharma” wherein the unknown culprits have posted the photographs of his daughter, wife and other family members and are posting obscene and vulgar messages on social media through these fake accounts. The said culprit are even posting pornographic material on the mobile phone of his daughter and even call his daughter frequently and blackmails her on the count that if she does not respond to his wishes, he will defame her and her family through these fake accounts. Moreover, the said culprits have hacked the Facebook details of one more girl of Bhambla and are blackmailing her on the same pattern through the same phone numbers.
On this complaint, a case FIR No 92/2019 U/S 66 (c) IT Act, 509/RPC, 12 POCSO Act was registered at P/S Reasi and investigation started. During the course of investigation, a police team was constituted and after strenuous efforts and seeking technical assistance from Cyber Cell Reasi was able to identify the accused as Ghar Singh, son of Thouru Ram, a resident of Border Village Diwan Garh Camp, Jabowal Khurd, Adhlehar Jammu, who is presently working as Havaldar in Central Force. The said accused used to operate from his unit at Rajasthan.
On this, a special team of police was dispatched to place of posting of the accused in Rajasthan through an Arrest Warrant, but the accused was found to be on leave. After a lot of hard work, finally, the police team succeeded to arrest him on May 28, 2019, from Reasi where the accused was trying to manage his bail in the said case.
It is pertinent to mention here that accused a person in the grab of central force used to create many fake accounts of the females and used to post vulgar and obscene messages/photographs and use to blackmail them through different mobile numbers of Rajasthan State. The said accused is already wanted in different FIRs registered at P/Ss Bakshi Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Rajouri etc.