In response to studies, the accused has been recognized as Mahavir Kumar, son of Manoj Kumar. He’s a resident of Guwari Bazar, Patna, Bihar. Delhi Police Cyber Cell arrested him from Patna. The accused is a 3rd yr B.Tech pupil from IIT Karagpur. In response to police, he has harassed greater than 50 ladies and lecturers of a reputed college in North Delhi.
The accused used faux Instagram accounts, WhatsApp, Gmail to contact, stalk and harass the women and lecturers. Mahavir used high-tech apps for faux caller IDs and digital numbers out there on the Play Retailer to contact and harass victims, Cyber Cell mentioned. The accused cheated the scholars ’telephone numbers and spoke recurrently with their lecturers. Mahavir used a faux Instagram account, WhatsApp group to unfold obscene pictures of scholars after which blackmailed them.
The investigation took 2 months to nab the accused. On 6 AugustM, Delhi Police acquired a grievance from the varsity principal concerning the actions of the cyber stalker. “The person was chasing underage ladies and likewise calling lecturers from varied worldwide numbers. Pursuers additionally cheated numbers and known as lecturers from pupil numbers. In addition they instructed us within the grievance that Stalker entered the WhatsApp group with out the admin’s permission and adjusted the icon. He additionally posted morphed pictures of many college students on varied social media platforms.
The accused first got here in touch with a pupil three years in the past and he began chasing him just about and thru him he focused different college students and lecturers. Police mentioned Mahavir was utilizing faux caller-ID and cellular app to vary his voice whereas contacting the women.