3 youth arrested for blackmailing teenager, threatening to circulate her video


Kishtwar, September 11: Three persons hailing from Dool area of this district have been alleged to put a girl in a compromised situation by threatening to circulate a video with her allegedly in an embarrassing situation. The police have arrested the trio after they supposedly started threatening her and her family of a social boycott if she did not bend to their demands.

Sources in the police maintain that a teenage girl from the aforementioned area approached senior police officials complaining that some persons, who hailed from the same area, were blackmailing her by claiming that they had a private video of her’s in their possession.

The girl alleged that the three youth had been threatening to circulate the video in public domain if she did not agree to their demands.

The girl had claimed in front of police that she was not involved in any such video and the accused were trying to drag her in the issue to spoil her and her family’s reputation.


Acting on the complaint, a police party led by Dy. SP (headquarters), Kishtwar, Touseef Rishu swung into action and arrested three accused who were identified as Mohammad Aslam son of Wali Mohammad, Yasir Son of Bashir Ahmed and Raju son of Mohammad Hussain Naik, all residents of Dool. Their interrogation was in progress. Meanwhile, the Kishtwar court on Saturday rejected their bail application.

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