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Man arrested for blackmailing woman he courted on Facebook

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KATHMANDU:

 A man who had been blackmailing a woman by making obscene videos using her photos and threatening to post them on social networking site — Facebook  — has landed in police net.

The arrested has been identified as Tirtha Sapkota alias Subin KC of Kawasoti, Nawalparasi, currently living in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-12.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Prabhu Prasad Dhakal at the Chitwan District Police Office was quoted in Rastriya Samachar Samiti as saying that Sapkota was detained from local Hakim Chok on Tuesday on the charge of blackmailing a woman he courted on Facebook,

DSP Dhakal said that preliminary investigation revealed that Sapkota had been blackmailing and had already extorted Rs 50,000 from the woman. He had used different phone numbers to call her and had been demanding Rs 300 thousand threatening her that he would upload her obscene photos and videos on the social media.

Sapkota was arrested after the victim woman reported this to police.

Published: March 14, 2018 11:44 am