Protection Through Cyber Crime Against Personal Information

A boy has been blackmailing me from past 4 months for exposing my private pictures and videos if I don't make physical contact with him. I complained against him in the police station and lodged an FIR when he demanded 3 lakh but police have not take... Read More

A boy has been blackmailing me from past 4 months for exposing my private pictures and videos if I don't make physical contact with him. I complained against him in the police station and lodged an FIR when he demanded 3 lakh but police have not taken any action against him. I lost my respect and dignity. What should I do?
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Harini S

Harini S

  • Sector-1, Noida

You can lodge a complaint against the person in the nearest police station by filing an FIR. If any action has not taken then you can file a complaint in the cyber cell for seeking relief. The Procedure is,

STEP 1: Keep in mind that you will have to provide name, mailing address & telephone number along with an application letter addressing the head of a cyber crime investigation cell when you go to file a complaint.

STEP 2: As with almost all police cases, the complainant will have to provide the following papers and documents at the time of filing the complaint.

READ: Procedure to Register a Cyber Crime Complaint

Section 66 E of Information Technology Act, 2000 states that, transmits image of a private area of any person without his or her consent under the circumstance is a violation of privacy.

READ: Cyber Crimes And Their Solutions In India

According to this section, as your private picture are used to blackmail you which is considered as a violation of privacy under IT Act, 2000. You can take a legal action against that person who is blackmailing and threatening you.

READ: How to Deal with Cyber Crimes in India?

You can consult an expert cyber-crime lawyer in India who will advise and help you in your matter related to threat and blackmailing. You can also file a criminal complaint as the person is threatening you for having physical relation with him. You can file criminal complaint with the help of an experienced criminal lawyer in india who will help you in your matter.

Answered on 25 Jun 2019


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