January 23, 2023
NDTV News


Delhi: The cellular and the sim card used for the crime have been recovered from the accused.

New Delhi:

Delhi Police on Saturday arrested a 22-year-old man for allegedly stalking over 100 girls on social media and sending obscene messages and video clips from pretend accounts.

The workforce of Cyber Cell, South-West District of Delhi Police arrested the cyberstalker, Vikas Kumar, who’s a coach in a health club situated in Dwarka.

According to police, the accused used to ship obscene messages and video clips from pretend accounts on social media to induce victims. The cellular and the sim card used for the crime have been recovered from him.

“A complaint was lodged at Sagarpur Police Station in which a woman complainant reported that an unknown person has been repeatedly harassing her by sending lewd messages and obscene videos on her Facebook Messenger. The accused also claimed that he knows her personally,” stated police.

During the course of the investigation, the Cyber Cell of Delhi Police collected data from Facebook Inc and different web intermediaries.

During the preliminary enquiry, it was observed that the main points utilized by the accused to create IDs have been obtained by wrongful means and the subscriber particulars don’t match with location.

“On further technical analysis, the alleged user of the Facebook ID was identified as Vikas Kumar (22). He used to entice girls/women by creating fake Facebook accounts impersonating a woman. During scrutiny, it was found that the accused was using many Facebook IDs to stalk and abuse more than 100 women. So far, three Facebook accounts have been identified using which he befriended more than 2,000 people,” stated police.

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