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Couple among three arrested in J-K for hacking Facebook account, posting obscene messages

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Three persons including a couple from were arrested allegedly for hacking the account of a person in district of and Kashmir and posting vulgar and obscene messages, police said on Sunday.

Varinder Singh had lodged a written complaint on December 25 last year alleging that some unknown persons hacked his account and embarrassed his family by creating his fake ID and IDs of his wife and sister and sharing his family photographs with vulgar and obscene messages, a police said.

He said an FIR under relevant sections of the Act and the Ranbir Penal code was registered at police station and the investigation set into motion.

During investigation, the said the (IP) addresses of the fake ID's were retrieved from and the accused were identified as Rahul Jain, his wife of and alias Rocky, a

"It came to the light that the couple had once visited and had exchanged their phone numbers with the complainant. Later, they managed to contact the third accused through the friend list of Facebook account of the complainant," he said.

He said the accused couple were arrested from their residence in by a special team on a court warrant and were brought to Reasi on Saturday and on their disclosure, the third accused was also arrested.

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First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 14:45 IST
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