Man Poses As Cop, Makes Extortion Call To Madhya Pradesh MLA; Arrested
Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 8:07 AM
A 35-year-old man from Rajasthan was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly posing as a police officer and trying to extort Rs 10 lakh from Indore BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya. Suresh Ghanchi, the accused, is suspected to be involved in similar crimes in other states too, the police said. On the Truecaller app, the number showed as being registered under the name "SP Indore".
Man blackmails ex-girlfriend with private photos, asks to pay 5L: Cops
Saturday, November 2, 2019, 10:12 AM
The Vashi police have booked a 39-year-old Sangli man for allegedly trying to extort Rs.5 lakh from his former girlfriend by threatening to circulate their pictures. The accused started his threats after the woman turned down his marriage proposal. The woman, who lives with her 18-year-old son and brother's family at a rented apartment, has separated from her alcoholic husband 17 years ago.