MAGURA: A youth was arrested for allegedly trying to extort money by threatening to spread indecent picture of a schoolgirl in Mohammadpur Upazila of the district.
The arrested youth is Kamal Hossain Milon, 24.Mohammadpur police said the victim is a resident of the neighboring village of accused Kamal Hossain.
Kamal claimed money from the victim by threatening to spread her manipulated and edited video on social media.
Later the victim with her mother filed a case under Pornography Control Act in the Mohammadpur police station.
Kamal was arrested in a drive on Thursday.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Mohammadpur Police Station Tarak Bishwash said, after receiving the complaint police trapped the accused with the victims help.
The held youth is being interrogated said OC Tarak.