Hyderabad: During August 2017, a victim approached “Hyderabad SHE Teams” with a complaint that one known person by name Md Altaf Khan, age 26 yrs, r/o. Bada Bazar Golconda, who was already married was following her and harassing her.
While both of them were in good terms in friendship, the respondent took few pictures with her. After few months the respondent started blackmailing her with the photos and videos to pay him money and threatened to upload on social media if money is not given. Frightened over his blackmailing, she paid him some amount. But he continued to ask for money telling that he will show the videos and photos to their relatives, people in their locality etc. Vexed over his harassment, the victim approached She Teams.
The respondent was traced out and caught by SHE Teams, and was handed over in Banjara Hills P.S. A case was registered U/s. 354 –A and 509 IPC, he was arrested and later released on bail.
While the case is under trial in the court, he again started blackmailing with the photos and videos to pay him more money. He started sending the photos to the victim’s brother, father, threatened and blackmailed them to pay him money or otherwise the photos and videos will be made public. Panicked by his blackmailing, the victim and her family approached SHE Teams again on 21 st March.
On the same day, the accused was traced out and caught by the SHE Teams. After enquiry, the respondent accepted his guilt. Immediately, the accused along with two of his friends, who cooperated in this offence were caught by the She Teams and handed over in Banjara Hills P.S. A case u/s. 354 A, 509, 324, r/w. 34 IPC was registered against them, they are arrested and being produced before the Magistrate.(NSS)