ASU student threatens classmate via text app

Posted at 4:20 PM, Jan 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-06 18:20:53-05

A student at ASU's Polytechnic Campus is accused sending threatening messages to a fellow classmate.

Court documents show that on Dec. 28, an ASU student received threatening texts from 19-year-old Mohammad Abidali.

ASU police say the victim received numerous texts from several different numbers. However, the victim recognized the verbiage used in the texts.

In the text, Abidali threatened expose nude photos of the victim he said he had taken without her knowing. He also threatened to rape and kill the victim.

ASU police confronted Abidali who admitted to using an app to send the messages anonymously.

Abidali has been charged with stalking, extortion, threatening and harassment by mean of communication.