Man befriends girl on Facebook, faces rape charge

In what can raise the alarm for many, the accused in two separate incidents used the social-networking site `Facebook` to sexually assault the victims, as per reports on Wednesday.

By Tarun Khanna | Updated: Aug 13, 2014, 23:36 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

Raipur: In what can raise the alarm for many, the accused in two separate incidents used the social-networking site `Facebook` to sexually assault the victims, as per reports on Wednesday.

Himanshu Nayak, who works as an engineer in Siltara Industrial Area in Raipur, had sent a friend request to a girl on Facebook who stays in his vicinity. Gradually, they came close to each other. However, on false pretext of getting married, he later raped the girl repeatedly.

As per the police, the man stopped taking calls of the girl. Doubting the man`s intention, she went to meet him at his place where he refused to get married to her. The girl then lodged an FIR against him.

The police have arrested the accused and investigating into the matter.

In another incident, a businessman has registered a complaint against a girl in Lucknow cyber cell.
The businessman accused the girl of demanding money from him. However, when he refused, she uploaded his sister`s obscene pictures on Facebook through trick photography.