Ghaziabad: A 12-year-old boy, who studies in class VI in Ghaziabad has been accused of harassing a 21-year-old woman by allegedly threatening to circulate her morphed pictures if she did not pay him money or participate in a sex chat with him.
According to reports, it is said that the woman and the boy happen to be a part of common telegram group, which comprises students, he found her number there.
The 21-year-old woman has completed her BSc and is preparing for the civil services examination, she has shared 18 screenshots with the police. The boy has claimed his phone was hacked and he was unaware of the messages, investigators said.
The woman’s parents have alleged in their complaint their daughter received the first message on May 7, but it pertained to exchanging notes about studies.
It is reported that he allegedly wanted her to either give him money or exchange lewd messages with him. He even told her that he knew of ways to hack her phone and would subsequently user her social media accounts to circulate the morphed pictures, the FIR says.
Mohammad Aslam, SHO of Kavi Nagar police station, said an FIR had been registered against unidentified persons under sections 507 and 386 of the IPC.
The officer further said that both the boy and his parents denied the allegations raised by the woman. The boy, according to investigators, claimed through the messages were sent from his account, he was not aware of them.