The FIA has arrested a lady from Sialkot for participating in extorting exercises over online networking sites, making her the first lady to be charged under the cybercrime law in Pakistan.
As per daily paper sources, Sadia Mirza has been blamed for coercing Ahsan Rana, an inhabitant of London, over Facebook. His Pakistan-based sibling, Hassan Rana, documented the objection, guaranteeing that Sadia had sent his sibling debilitating messages and requested cash. According to the FIR, Sadia has been accused of “sending undermining, harsh, and lecherous messages.”
The examination and capture were embraced by a group headed by Inspector Humaira Kanwal. Sadia Mirza has been moved to the ladies’ segment of the neighborhood police headquarters on remand. A case of evidence has been enrolled against her under the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016 – conditions 20 (1) and 24(b)(c).
Statement 24(b)(c) of the Act, which relates to digital stalking, peruses as takes after.
A man submits the offense of digital stalking who, with the purpose to force or scare or disturb any individual, utilizes data framework, data framework organize, the internet, site, electronic mail or whatever other comparable methods for correspondence to –
(b) Screen the utilization by a man of the web, electronic mail, instant message or whatever other types of electronic correspondence.
(c) Watch or spy upon a man in a way those outcomes in dread of savagery or genuine alert or pain, in the psyche of such individual.
The cybercrime law was passed by the National Assembly a year ago after much pondering and restriction from specific gatherings. The law empowers better control of computerized media in Pakistan and forces strict punishments for inclusion in cybercrime.