Two ladies and a 26-year-old man have been arrested from east Delhi’s Krishna Nagar space for allegedly honey-trapping a businessman to extort cash from him, police stated on Friday.
The person has been recognized as Afroz. All of the three have been residents of Delhi’s Rohtash Nagar, they stated.
On Thursday, a girl filed a rape case at Krishna Nagar police station the place she alleged that she was sexually assaulted by a 52-year-old man on the pretext of offering a job, a senior police officer stated.
Thereafter, the police apprehended the person.
“The police discovered variations within the assertion of the complainant. Later, it got here to mild that the complainant was demanding cash from the person,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara) Amit Sharma stated.
The complainant additionally informed the police about one other girl, whom she launched as her elder sister. Nonetheless, when the opposite girl was interrogated, it was discovered that she was not the complainant”s sister, police stated.
When the complainant was additional interrogated, she disclosed that she had hatched a plan together with the 2 others (the opposite girl and the person) to lure the businessman, a resident of Gandhi Nagar, in a sexual harassment case to extort cash. The accused had demanded Rs 20 lakh to settle the case, the DCP stated.
He added that the accused had already extorted Rs 5 lakh from the businessman.
The accused have registered comparable instances in varied metropolis police stations.
The police stated they’ve recovered Rs one lakh was from their possession and additional investigation is underway.
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