Man arrested for stalking minors, posting obscene photos on Instagram in Rachakonda

As per the complainant, an unknown person created a fake Instagram account and posted morphed obscene photos of her niece. The victim came to know about it from her friend and asked her to share the screenshots of the Instagram ID on WhatsApp. On checking the Instagram account, the victim found morphed obscene photos of her.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  3 July 2022 8:10 AM GMT
Man arrested for stalking minors, posting obscene photos on Instagram in Rachakonda

Hyderabad: The Rachakonda cyber crimes cell arrested a cyber stalker for harassing a minor girl on Instagram.

As per the complainant, an unknown person created a fake Instagram account and posted morphed obscene photos of her niece. The victim came to know about it from her friend and asked her to share the screenshots of the Instagram ID on WhatsApp. On checking the Instagram account, the victim found morphed obscene photos of her.

The investigation revealed that the accused, Meka Prudvi, created fake Instagram IDs posing as a girl and sent random friend requests to minor girls. When his friend request was accepted, he chatted with the girls and befriended them. Over a period of time, he obtained their WhatsApp numbers and pictures.

Later, he insisted the girls send their nude photos and when they refused, he threatened to post their morphed pictures on social media. The accused would then create fake Instagram accounts in the name of the girl and post morphed photos of her.

Prudvi was arrested on 2 July and produced before the court for judicial custody.

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