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Woman charged for spreading rape rumours online about ex-boyfriend

Published:Wednesday | February 15, 2017 | 5:41 AM

A woman has been arrested and charged in relation to the recent circulation of pictures in social media claiming that her ex-boyfriend is wanted for rape, assault and murder.

The national Security ministry says 35-year old Amieka Mullings was arrested on Monday and charged under the Cyber Crimes Act.

The ministry says swift investigations by the police revealed that the information being circulated was false, malicious and tantamount to Malicious Communication under the Cyber Crimes legislation.