Officials of the Cyber Crimes Wing of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)
Carried out a raid on a residence in Lab Thutthu area of Taxila to round up a suspect involved in sharing an objectionable video of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Sania Ashiq.
The accused was identified as Imran, who was moved to Lahore in tight security by FIA investigators.
Earlier, FIA Lahore’s Cyber Crimes Wing alerted the Cyber Crimes Wing of FIA Rawalpindi to seek assistance to trap the accused.
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It must be remembered that the PML-N MPA Sania Ashiq had lodged a complaint with the agency against the unknown culprits who were involved in sharing an obscene video on social media while attributing it to her.
The Punjab MPA had submitted an application with the cybercrime cell saying that unidentified people had launched a defamation campaign against her on social media outlets.
“On October 26, PML-N’s Sania Ashiq approached the FIA cybercrime wing over TikTok and various other social media platforms aimed at harassing her,” said FIA’s notification.
An FIR has been lodged against the suspect, and a probe was initiated against him by the FIA.