CBI books Indore man allegedly for sexually abusing Australian minor girl online

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May 21,2024 02:09 PM
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The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered an FIR against a man from Indore in a case of online sexual abuse and intimidation of a minor girl from Australia, the agency said.

New Delhi [India], May 21 (HBTV): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR against a man from Indore in a case of online sexual abuse and intimidation of a minor girl from Australia, the agency said in a statement on Monday.    

According to CBI officials, the case was registered against him based on inputs the CBI received through Interpol.

"It was alleged that the accused befriended the said minor girl on a social media platform Instagram. During a conversation with the said minor girl, he allegedly groomed her into sending him, her objectionable images and videos," they said.

As per officials, "It was further alleged that over a period of time when the said minor girl was reluctant to share images and videos, the accused started threatening her that he would release her images and videos to her friends and family members, as a result, she continued to share the videos and images under duress."    

"Later, the victim blocked the accused on the said social media platform. However, the accused again contacted the said minor girl over WhatsApp to further intimidate her," they said.   

The CBI zeroed in on the accused person's exact whereabouts.   

Searches were conducted at the premises of the accused which led to the recovery of incriminating materials like computer hard disk, mobile phone etc. 

An investigation is underway.      

(ANI) This is a syndicated news feed. HBTV has edited it for clarity.