A 17-year-old boy has been apprehended by Delhi Police for allegedly stalking, harassing and threatening a 20-year-old girl on social media. Police stated the accused, a category XI pupil, was forcing the lady to have sexual relations with him.
The accused was apprehended after the lady filed a criticism with Shahdara police on Wednesday.
The girl, who’s pursuing her commencement and coaching to grow to be an air hostess, informed police she was being stalked by a person on Instagram, Facebook Messenger and her mail.
“An unknown person was sending her obscene messages and content on social media and was harassing her. He was asking her to have sexual relations with him. When she refused, he kept pushing her for the same through other apps. This had been going for the last 3-4 days and the victim was traumatised,” stated a senior police officer.
Within 5 hours of the criticism, police stated they examined the messages and ID of the accused.
DCP (Shahdara) R Sathiyasundaram stated, “We analysed the email and found that the accused was using Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection to access his mail and harass the woman. The boy’s location was traced and he was caught from his house in Krishna Nagar. We apprehended him and recovered the phone that he used to contact the girl on Instagram and other apps,” stated the DCP.
Police stated in addition they discovered the e-mail ID and different pretend identities he was utilizing on the Internet.
The boy allegedly used VPN to “hide his identity” and was stalking minors and different ladies on-line. He is being questioned and authorized motion will likely be taken, police stated.