Sexual harassment cases on rise in Lahore: FIA cyber crime wing

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Sexual harassment cases on rise in Lahore: FIA cyber crime wing

*LAHORE: *An overwhelming increase in reports of sexual harassment cases in Lahore was seen during the past three months, an FIA report said on Friday.

According to a Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cybercrime Wing report, 2,753 complaints of cybercrimes, including 257 sexual harassment and blackmailing cases, were received during the first three months of 2018.

Deputy Director FIA Cybercrime Wing Lahore Khalid Anees said that the agency receives dozens of complaints everyday, however due to shortage of staff, the cybercrime wing is facing problems.

It was further mentioned that the FIA immediately acted upon the complaints and filed cases against 302 suspects, while 65 were arrested.