Chikkamagaluru police have arrested 13 individuals together with six ladies on expenses of involvement in a honey-trap case. The accused had extorted cash from an individual after threatening him of tarnishing his picture in public by making objectionable movies viral.
Chikkamagaluru SP Akshay M. Hakay, in a press launch issued on Tuesday, stated one of many accused had contacted the complainant in search of monetary assist for medical remedy of her relative on August 10. As a result of the girl who referred to as him was acquainted, the complainant responded positively. He was requested to ship money at a home.
When he went to offer cash with a good friend, a gang of 5 individuals locked them up. The accused took photographs and movies of the complainant after forcing him to pose for the digital camera with ladies, who had been additionally a part of the racket. Later they took them out and compelled them to offer cash after drawing cash from their accounts. The accused had demanded ₹20 lakh from the complainant to not make the video clips viral.
Performing upon the criticism, the police arrested 13 individuals and seized ₹40,670 in money, three automobiles, an autorickshaw, a two-wheeler, 17 cellphones and 24 sim playing cards from them. The police obtained the same criticism from one other individual on August 14. The accused took ₹75,000 from him as nicely.