Kolkata: A youth was arrested by Bidhannagar Cyber Crime police station for creating a fake Facebook profile of a woman and circulating obscene messages from there. Md. Razil (20), a resident of Topsia, was picked up from his home in the wee hours on Thursday.
The complainant, a resident of Deshbandhu Nagar in Baguiati, had lodged a complaint in September last year that a fake Facebook and WhatsApp account have been created using her name and pictures and messages were being circulated in social media without her knowledge and consent.
She alleged that obnoxious messages were being shared by using her pictures and offering people sex service all over India in exchange of money through e-wallets like Paytm. The accused was also providing account number for payment and other details.