By MALIK NISAR
BARAMULLA: Police has arrested one person from Anantnag on charges of circulating morphed pictures of a girl from Baramulla on social media with misleading information. On 7th February one girl Zainab resident of Old Town Baramulla lodged a complaint with Police Station Baramulla stating there one of her friends with whom she had shared her pictures has misused them and circulated those on social media after they fell apart on some issue. She also alleged that some of those pictures have been photo-shopped and morphed to put her life in danger by falsely portraying her as informer of security forces. Based on her complaint a case FIR number 13/2017 under sections of
354-D, 506 RPC was registered in Police Station Baramulla. During the course of investigation, police said, it surfaced that one Abrar Ahmad Mantoo son of Raqeeb Ahmad Mantoo resident of Hatmura Mattan, Anantnag had uploaded these photographs on Facebook and were subsequently shared by some people on Facebook and WhatsApp. The accused has been arrested and those people involved in circulating these photographs on social media have also been identified and will be dealt as per law, police said.