City police’s cybercrimecell on Thursday arrested one Mohammed Arif Ghadiali of Danilimda for defaming & harassing his former wife & her kin. The complainant in the case had approached the cyber crime cell also on behalf of her niece, who is Ghadiali’s ex-wife.
According to the complaint, Ghadiali had married the complainant’s niece in 2012 & then separated from her in 2016. After separation, he created a fake social media profile & began posting lewd & indecent comments about his former wife & the complainant.
According to the complaint, Ghadiali used to call up both the complainant, & her niece, threatening to defame them. Ultimately, the woman went to police.
Inspector V B Barad of cybercrime cell said they traced the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the device from which the fake social media profile had been created & nabbed Ghadiali.