22-year-old arrested for duping young girls through Instagram and extorting money

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Varkala: Police arrested Varkala native Muhammed Fysee, 22, for duping young girls by capturing the photos and videos after sexually assaulting them and then blackmailing for money. Based on a complaint lodged by a victim from Varkala, Ayiroor police arrested the culprit from Vettoor.

The accused befriended girls through Instagram and then threatened them showing their nude photos after sexually assaulting them. The accused had taken a gold chain and ear ring of a victim. Also, an amount of Rs 50,000 was transferred to the accused's bank account.

Police found in the probe that the accused had cheated many girls by creating fake social media accounts and then threatening the victims in a similar manner. Varkala DySP Babukuttan, Ayiroor inspector G Gopakumar led the investigation.

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