Srinagar: A man was arrested in south Kashmir district of Pulwama for defaming and intimidating a girl by sharing an audio clip on social media that went viral, a police official said on Thursday.
He said a girl (name withheld) on Wednesday lodged a written complaint at Police Station Tral alleging therein that an accused, identified as Rajinder Singh resident of Gudpora, Tral, recorded her conversation with him and made it viral on social media – thereby intimidated her and insulted her modesty.
“A case FIR No.71/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Tral and investigation was initiated,” he said.
He said during the course of investigation, officers arrested the accused person involved in the commission of crime. “The accused was shifted to Police Station Tral where he remains in custody,” he said.
He said community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding any anti-social elements in their neighbourhood, adding persons found indulging in inimical elements will be dealt with as per law. (UNI)