Rs 10 lakh ransom demanded from Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Dr Anita Lodhi Rajput

An FIR has been registered against a don from Dubai for allegedly demanding a Rs 10 lakh ransom from a BJP MLA.

Published: 22nd May 2018 12:25 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd May 2018 03:04 PM   |  A+A-

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By UNI

BULANDSHAHR: An FIR has been registered against a don from Dubai for allegedly demanding a Rs 10 lakh ransom from a BJP MLA.

In a police complaint lodged on Monday, BJP MLA from Debai constituency Dr Anita Lodhi Rajput has alleged that a man--Ali Budhesh Bhai from Dubai-- has demanded a ransom of Rs 10 lakh from her through a whatsapp message.

The message also threatened to wipe out her entire family if the money was not paid within three days .

The MLA has lodged a police complaint both in Bulandshahr and in Ghaziabad, where she stays.

Ms Rajput lives in Sector-7 of Vaishali colony in Ghaziabad.

Meanwhile, police officials in Ghaziabad and Bulandshahr said that they are investigating the matter.

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