SINGAPORE: Police have arrested two men in their 50s for uploading nude photos of their former girlfriends on the Internet.
In a statement issued on Friday, police said a 26-year-old woman lodged a report with them on 20 November.
The woman told the police that her ex-boyfriend had threatened to upload her nude photos on the Internet if she did not resume their relationship.
Police said on the same day, the man uploaded several images of the victim on the Internet.
Police said they tracked down the man's whereabouts.
They arrested the 58-year-old in Simei on Wednesday for criminal intimidation and transmitting obscene photos electronically.
Another victim, a 32-year-old woman, lodged a police report on Sunday.
She told police that her ex-boyfriend had posted photos of her in a compromising position on the Internet after she broke up with him.
Police followed up on the report and arrested a 52-year-old suspect on Thursday for transmitting obscene photos electronically.
Police said investigations against the two suspects are ongoing.
The offence of criminal intimidation carries a jail term of up to two years.
A person convicted of the offence may also be fined.
The offence of transmitting obscene photos by electronic means carries a jail term of up to three months.
A person convicted of the offence may also be fined. - CNA/xq
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