Indian-origin man arrested for rape threats to woman in US

Vastavam web: An Indian-origin man has been arrested and charged with cyberstalking woman, threatening her with rape and murder.United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K Hur said on Tuesday, The 19-year-old Desmond Babloo Singh, 19 have been indicted on federal charges of cyberstalking, causing intentional damage to a protected computer, e-mailing a hoax bomb threat, aggravated identity theft, and murder for hire.

According to the affidavit filed in support of the criminal complaint, in February 2020, Singh sent the victim an Instagram story in which he professed his love for her. The woman, a former classmate of Singh’s older sister, turned down his proposal. The woman, who resides in Maryland, asked Singh to not contact her any further. According to the affidavit, Singh allegedly used over 100 different social media, electronic communication, and phone accounts to send the woman harassing and unsolicited messages. The messages included express and implied threats of death and bodily injury, sexualised violence, and racial slurs.