One 19-year-old youth named Rahim Khan has been arrested by Faridabad police for stalking and harassing more than 50 women and girls online from his fake accounts. According to the reports, the accused had morphed images of these women and uploaded it online. The police said that the youth was harassing more than 50 girls and women by stalking them on social media platforms through a fake identity.
The accused Rahim Khan morphed images of women through various morphing mobile applications, the police said. He also harassed and stalked them on social media platforms and sent vulgar messages using the fake identity of a woman. Rahim Khan had targeted minors too by morphing their pictures.
Shared morphed images, asked for nudes
The police arrested the accused after a complaint was received at the RP Puram police station on Tuesday from one of the victims, who alleged that an unknown person was sending her morphed pictures from an Instagram handle “ch_rahim_khan786”. She had said that the handle demanded her nude photos.
The police obtained the details of the Instagram account and traced the location of the accused. Rahim Khan was nabbed from his house in Haryana’s Faridabad, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southwest) Ingit Pratap Singh said.
During interrogation, Khan has confessed about his involvement, saying that he had harassed over 50 girls and women across the country for personal satisfaction. The police have recovered evidence, including chat details, video clips, and various women’s photographs from his mobile phone.