The Raipur superintendent of police Sanjeev Shukla said that Verma will be brought to Raipur for questioning and further investigation.
He also demanded a judicial probe into allegations levelled by a Patidar leader in Gujarat that the BJP had bribed him to join the party.
He denied that he got the copies of the CDs carrying objectionable contents as claimed by the police.
Journalist Vinod Verma arrest: How come he himself revealed info where the sex tapes were being copied?
It took the Chhattisgarh police barely 12 hours after the filing of an FIR by an unknown person to turn up at the doorstep of senior journalist Vinod Verma in Ghaziabad at 3.30 am on Friday.
Senior journalist Vinod Verma arrested by Chhattisgarh cops for alleged blackmail of senior minister
Unconfirmed reports suggested that Verma was planning a sting operation against a senior minister in the Chhattisgarh government.