Three arrested for honey-trapping man
New DELHI: Three persons, including a woman, were arrested on ---day after a victim narrated his ordeal to police saying the accused videographed the man naked forcefully and used it to extort Rs 23 lakh from him.
The base of the story started with a phone call and a female voice on the other side. Soon, the man fell for the voice and soon their friendshop on phone took wings.
After sometime, the woman lured the man to come at her residence. On August 28, the man claims the telephonic love story soon turned into real life horror as some men pounced on him and took off his clothes.
After he got naked, the victim was videographed forcefully with the woman in compromising positions with whom he fell in love on telephone.
After the blue film was made, the gang of which the woman was a part, kept their demand for Rs 23 lakh or the video will be circulated around.
The man soon realised he was lured into a honey trap and was brought there for extortion. The intitial payment was agreed upon was Rs 5 lakh.
The man was in a fix, if he disclosed the blackmailing to the police he run a risk of loosing his reputation and maybe could have affected his family life as well. If he did, he ran the risk of the blackmailers asking for more. The man finally decided to go to police and narrated the whole incident. When he approached the Outer Delhi Police and told them what he went through, the cops soon formed a team to unearth the nexus of beautiful woman along with the muscle men running an extortion racket.
"On the basis of secret information, the police team of AATS, Outer District laid a trap and nabbed accused Sandeep Dalal alias Rinku, resident of Nangloi, from his residence and other two accused persons, namely Adarsh Kumar from Ranhola, and a woman were arrested at the instance of Dalal. A gold ring belonging to the complainant was also recovered from the possession of the accused woman," said DCP Outer Pankaj Kumar Singh.
The police believe that the racket might be involved in several other cases with the same modus operandi but the victims would have backed off fearing a bad name.