Pune : Deccan Express – Pune Crime | The person, who had threatened and demanded ransom from former corporator Dipak Misal, allegedly morphed a young woman’s photo from her biodata. Then he made her obscene photos and sent them to her family members and relatives. (Pune Crime)
The person has been identified as Imran Sameer Shaikh (37), a resident of Ghorpadi. The 23-year-old woman from Kharadi lodged a complaint with the Chandan Nagar police. The incident took place on September 23, 2022.
According to the police, Shaikh downloaded the complainant’s biodata from a marriage group. Then he morphed her photo from her biodata and sent them to her brother, cousin brother and relatives. He also threatened her to make these photos viral on social media. Hence, the young woman lodged a complaint with the police.
PI Kadam is investigating the matter.
The accused had sent threatening messages on the mobile numbers of Dipak Misal and his sister-in-law MLA Madhuri Misal. He had demanded various ransom amounts ranging from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh in messages sent to them. Initially, they ignored the messages. Later, he threatened to kill Dipak Misal, if he failed to pay the ransom. Hence, Dipak Misal lodged a complaint with the police.
The police booked Shaikh under various sections of the IT Act and the IPC. The Bibvewadi police arrested Imran Shaikh. He is lodged in the police custody.
The young woman lodged the complaint after his arrest.