Srinagar, Sept 28: Police on Wednesday arrested three persons including a couple in alleged Sextortion case.
In a handout, the police said that on September 27, one Nazir Ahmad Rather son of Late Gh. Nabi Rather resident of Dalwan Chaar-e-Shareef, Budgam lodged a written complaint in Police Station Shergarhi to the effect that some days back, he received a call from one Saba (lady) and insisted him to meet for some work.
The statement further stated that accordingly he met her near Bakshi Stadium Srinagar. The lady took him to her room at Reck Chowk Batamaloo and started levelling false allegations against him inside the room, police said. In the meantime three other men (associates of the lady) forcibly entered the room and started making video.
“Then she along with her accomplices started blackmailing him and he fell prey into a well planned conspiracy of sextortion.”
In this regard a case FIR No. 76/2022 U/S 34, 384, 120-B, 506 IPC was registered in Police Station Shergarhi and investigation was set into motion, he said.
Three (03) accused namely, Shaista Bashir alias Saba, her husband Aijaz Ahmad Ganaie of Galwan pora A/P Narkara Budgam and Jahangir Ahmad Dar of Pethpohru Handwara have been arrested in the instant case. “There are some other victims of this gang and more arrests are also expected in the instant case and investigation is going on,” the statement added.