Man poses as doctor on Tinder, held

 A BTech drop out, who posed as a doctor on the dating application Tinder, is accused of sexually harassing a woman doctor for the past three years.

Published: 17th April 2019 09:26 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th April 2019 10:51 AM   |  A+A-

Tinder, Dating app

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By Express News Service

HYDERABAD:  A BTech drop out, who posed as a doctor on the dating application Tinder, is accused of sexually harassing a woman doctor for the past three years. He was arrested by the Cybercrime wing of Cyberabad on Tuesday. The accused, identified as Gollaladoddi Abdullah (28), had initially befriended the victim, a doctor working for a reputed hospital. Later, he started blackmailing her. Abdullah had extorted from her more than Rs 4 lakh, said police.

According to police, Abdullah is working as a civil engineer for a private electrical firm in the city. He registered himself on Tinder with the identity Dr G Karthik Reddy, claiming to be working as an anaesthetist at a reputed hospital. The victim believed this and accepted his Tinder request. 

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