FIRST HAND AC­COUNT OF A VIC­TIM

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Front Page -

“A man I didn’t know, some­how got my num­ber and started mes­sag­ing me on my What­sapp, say­ing that he wants to be friends with me. When I told him that I am not in­ter­ested, he mor­phed my What­sapp pro­file pic­ture and started black­mail­ing me that if I don’t talk to him he will show my mor­phed pho­tos to every­one in lo­cal­ity and up­load them on var­i­ous adult sites. He stopped only af­ter one of my friends called him, and told him we were fil­ing a po­lice com­plaint. Now I never put my own photo on What­sapp. I was so trau­ma­tised by this ex­pe­ri­ence. How can any­one do this? What safety is there for women on so­cial me­dia? Iden­tity of the vic­tim has been kept con­fi­den­tial

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