A citizen of Faisalabad has been arrested for blackmailing well-known TikTok star Jannat Mirza.
A man named AsfandYar had shared the edited photos and inappropriate videos of Jannat Mirza and her sister online and claimed that it belonged to Jannat Mirza and her sister.
The FIA arrested the accused along side two others from Lahore. Jannat Mirza had registered a case during this regard within the Cyber Crime Division.
Asfandyar, who was arrested on charges of blackmailing, confessed during the interrogation that he wanted to marry Jannat Mirza’s sister but when she refused, he started harassing the 2 sisters online.
“I want one last chance,” the accused told NewsBox, expressing embarrassment over his actions. The accused promised that he wouldn’t roll in the hay again.
The accused has been handed over to FIA on 2-day physical remand.
Jannat Mirza says that each one famous TikTokers face blackmailing.
“I have the foremost followers, therefore the photos were edited to wreck my reputation, i will be able to take action against those that shared my edited pictures”, she said
According to the FIA, 3,000 cases of harassment have come to light from Faisalabad alone this year. aside from Jannat Mirza, complaints of 4 or 5 other TikTokers have also been received while harassment complaints have also increased.