The accused allegedly extorted money from a child by threatening to spread a doctored video on social media
A man has been arrested in Mohammadpur upazila of Magura district for allegedly trying to extort a school going girl by threatening to spread indecent photos and videos of her on social media.
The arrestee is Kamal Hossain Milon, 25, a resident of a neighboring village, Mohammadpur police confirmed.
Kamal stole money from the victim by threatening to spread doctored videos on social media on Thursday.
Later, the victim’s mother filed a case under Pornography Control Act with the Mohammadpur police station.
Kamal was arrested in a drive on Thursday evening.
Mohammadpur police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Tarak Bishwash said police caught the accused with the victim’s help after receiving the complaint.
The held man is being interrogated, he added.