Kannada news channel CEO arrested for blackmailing Businessman
Saturday, April 15, 2017, 10:37 PM
The CEO of Kannada news channel 'Janashri' was arrested on extortion charges, police said on Saturday. Lakshmiprasad Vajpai was arrested on Friday night after he was caught accepting the ransom money from a businessman, whom he had blackmailed. Vajpai had allegedly threatened the businessman of telecasting a derogatory video footage of him and his company if he did not pay up Rs.10 crore.