The accused would pose as a woman and record WhatsApp video calls made to the victim through a screen recorder by showing pre-recorded videos of females.
While Santoshkumar Rampratap Singh alias Bablu Thakur, was nabbed from a car after a chase on Thursday, his wife Rita Singh was caught after she jumped before a moving train at Dadar station.
The man died on April 21 while undergoing treatment but his death was announced by the hospital authorities only on April 24 until his family members paid the amount asked by the facility.
An initial inquiry was conducted and it was revealed that the complainant has made false and fabricated allegations to extort an amount of Rs 10 lakhs from Mahajan.
It could be argued with some merit that the opposition wasn’t to a probe per se but to the CBI, given its record of being a political tool of the Centre.
Ansari, who has been lodged in the Rupnagar jail since January 2019 in connection with an extortion case, was taken in an ambulance, jail officials said.
Two of the accused -- Kuldeep Saxena and Ansh Kaushik - have been arrested while the others are still at large, police said, adding that Rs 90,000 were recovered from them.
The accused had allegedly been extorting money from a fellow villager by masquerading as Maoists.
Nodeep Kaur, a member of the Mazdoor Adhikar Sangathan, is facing three cases, including charges of attempt to murder and extortion.
Justice G Sri Devi is dealing with the petition by Sukesh who is presently lodged in Tihar jail in New Delhi since April 2017 in connection with another case.
Abhishek Banerjee exposes letter accusing Suvendu Adhikari of extorting Rs 6 cr from chit fund agency
Brandishing the two-page letter, the Diamond Harbour MP threw a challenge to Suvendu asking him to prove his allegation false.
Raids are being conducted to nab builder Gaurav Jain, who cooked up a story and filed a false complaint at the Preet Vihar police station in a bid to get rid of his creditors.
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The accused have so far allegedly cheated people to the tune of Rs 25 lakh, a senior police officer said, adding 10 bank accounts linked to the gang have been identified and frozen.
Chhota Rajan has been accused of threatening Panvel's builder Nandu Wajekar and attempted to extort Rs 26 crore from him.
Eight persons were arrested for allegedly waylaying a two-wheeler rider, robbing cash, and forcing him to transfer money from his mobile wallet.