Pratap Nagar police, on Thursday, booked a Swedish national for blackmailing his online girlfriend from Nagpur over her revealing pictures and indecent videos.
As per the police, Andrew Anderson, a resident of Stockholm, Sweden, befriended the 26-year-old Nagpur girl through Facebook on April 9, 2018. Anderson then forged a false love relationship with the girl. During the three months, the girl sent some revealing pictures and videos of her to Anderson, who then used them to blackmail the girl. Anderson asked for money and threatened to upload the pictures and videos on the internet if the girl failed to pay the money.
Pratap Nagar police, on the basis of the girl’s complaint, has booked Andrew under sections 385 and 354 (D) of the IPC and sections 66 (E) and 67 of the IT Act.