Uganda Online reported that Zari Hassan’s investigations led to Farid who has always had access to her social media accounts.
After his arrest, Farid denied hacking the Zari's account saying that he has always had the log in details given to him by Zari herself, but spent two days in police custody before he was released on bond.
According to police spokesperson, Luke Oweyesigyire who confirmed the arrest, Farid's laptop and cell phones were confiscated to help with investigations.
This comes barely a week after Zari Hassan’s Instagram was hacked by unknown people who asked her for money to get the account back, threatened to sell the account and later on posted nude photos on the page.
All this happened while Zari was in Uganda where she had flown to for the Bryan White charity event in which she is an ambassador and for the Miss Uganda 2018 where she was the Head Judge and Patron.