Baghdad / Judiciary Media
Al sha’ab investigation court has confirmed confessions of an accused man to a girl's extortion crime on social networking sites. "the accused confessed before the investigating judge that he knew a girl two months ago through the social networking sites ( Pico live program ) and they built a relationship between them and agreed to marry, and after he gained her trust he recorded a video call and photographed during the call. " A statement issued by the Media Center of the Supreme Judicial Council
"the accused has bargained for the girl with a financial amount of 3 million Iraqi dinars for extortion to not publish her images in social networking sites," pointing out that "he was arrested after an ambush by the competent authorities." The statement added He added that "the court ratified his statements in accordance with Article 452/1 of Iraqi penal code and in the transfer to the competent court to receive a fair penalty".