Criminal Court has ordered for the man pressed with charges for leaking nude pictures of multiple women via messaging app Telegram and social media platforms to be jailed pending the outcome of his trial.
Mohamed Masaid Bin Sameeu, Ma. Ispongege, K. Male’, is accused of hacking personal accounts of multiple victims, taking nude pictures and videos of them, and leaking them via social media.
Prosecutor General’s Office confirms the court granted an order for Masaid to be jailed pending the outcome of his trial during a closed hearing in the case on Wednesday morning.
Criminal Court has previously stated that the judge in the case has decided to hold closed hearings in the case, in order to protect the personal information of multiple victims involved.
Prosecutor General’s Office filed 11 charges against Masaid with the Criminal Court on September 25.
Masaid was arrested on August 22 on suspicion of hacking a mobile phone and leaking persona pictures.
According to the police, he has a prior record for a similar offense.